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Guadalupe Nettel

Translated by Rahul Bery

‘This was the morning I discovered the anatomy of a hair.’

Guadalupe Nettel

The New York Times described Guadalupe Nettel’s English-language debut, Natural Histories, as ‘five flawless stories’. A Bogotá 39 author, Nettel has received numerous prestigious awards, including the Gilberto Owen National Literature Prize, the Antonin Artaud Prize, the Ribera del Duero Short Fiction Award and, most recently, the 2014 Herralde Novel Prize. Her books have been translated into twelve languages, and her novel, The Body Where I Was Born, has recently been translated into English. She lives and works in Mexico City.

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Translated by Rahul Bery

Rahul Bery, a secondary school teacher and translator from Spanish and Portuguese, is based in Cardiff. He has translated essays and stories by Daniel Galera, Cesar Aíra, Álvaro Enrigue and Enrique Vila-Matas, for publications such as the White Review and Freeman’s.

 

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