La Paz: Editorial Nuevo Milenio, 1996. second edition. Paperback. 156p., wrps. Fine. Item #28372
Edmundo Paz Soldán (Cochacamba, Bolivia, 1967) is a writer, professor of Latin American literature at Cornell University and a columnist in media such as El País, The New York Times or Time. He became one of the most representative authors of the Latin American generation of the 90s known as McOndo thanks to the success of Días de Papel, his first novel, with which he won the Erich Guttentag prize. He is the author of the novels Río Fugitivo (1998), La materia del deseo (2001), Palacio burned (2006), Los vivos y los muertos (2009), Norte (2011), Iris (2014) and The days of the plague ( 2017); as well as several story books: The Masks of Nothing (1990), Disappearances (1994) and Amores imperfectos (1988).
His works have been translated into eight languages and he has received prestigious awards such as Juan Rulfo de cuento (1997) or the Nations of Novela de Bolivia (2002).