Eduardo Berti


Eduardo Berti was born in Buenos Aires in 1964. He was admitted as a member of the prestigious and influential Oulipo in 2014, becoming the group’s first Latin American writer. He is the author of nine novels, including AguaLa Mujer de Wakefield, Un padre extranjero, and his most recent, Faster, published in 2019 by Impedimenta, and has translated the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Gustave Flaubert, and Elizabeth Bowen into Spanish. He was awarded the Premio Herralde for his novel Todos los Funes, and the 2011 Emecé Prize and Las Americas Prize for The Imagined Land (Un Pais Imaginado). 


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    My first imagined land was Romania, where my father was born. When I was a boy in Buenos Aires, my father hardly talked about his distant native Romania at all. He only said what was strictly necessar...
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    The editorial team of Latin American Literature Today is happy to bring our readers exclusive previews of upcoming works of Latin American literature in translation. In this issue, we feature...

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