The Dinner | Julián Fuks | Granta Magazine

The Dinner

Julián Fuks

Translated by Johnny Lorenz

‘Sebastián can do nothing but seek refuge in his dinner plate.’

Julián Fuks

Julián Fuks was born in São Paulo and is the son of Argentinian parents. He has worked as a reporter for the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo and as a reviewer for the magazine Cult. Fuks is the author of Fragmentos de Alberto, Ulisses, Carolina e eu (2004) and Histórias de literatura e cegueira (2007), which was a finalist for the Telecom Award as well as the Jabuti Award. His novel Procura do romance (2011) was shortlisted for the São Paulo Prize for Literature and longlisted for the Telecom Award. His latest novel, A resistência, was published in 2015

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Translated by Johnny Lorenz

Johnny Lorenz is an associate professor at Montclair State University. In 2012, he published a new translation of Clarice Lispector's posthumous novel, A Breath of Life.

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