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César Aira

Biography

César Aira was born in Coronel Pringles, in the province of Buenos Aires, in 1949 but moved to the Flores district of Buenos Aires when he was eighteen. He has taught courses on literature in universities in Argentina. He is a very prolific writer, writing novels, stories and essays.

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Bibliography

1975 Moreira (novel)
1981 Ema, la cautiva (Ema, The Captive) (novel)
1983 La luz argentina (novel)
1984 El vestido rosa (stories)
1984 Canto castrato (novel)
1984 Las ovejas (novel)
1987 Una novela china [A Chinese Novel] (novel)
1990 Los fantasmas (Ghosts) (novel)
1991 Copi (essay)
1991 El bautismo (novel)
1991 La liebre (The Hare) (novel)
1991 Nouvelles impressions du Petit Maroc (essay)
1992 La guerra de los gimnasios [The War of the Gymnasia] (novel)
1992 Embalse (novel)
1992 La prueba (The Proof) (novel)
1992 El llanto (novel)
1992 El volante (novel)
1993 Cómo me hice monja (How I Became a Nun) (novel)
1993 Madre e hijo (novel)
1993 Diario de la hepatitis (novel)
1994 El infinito (novel)
1994 Los misterios de Rosario (novel)
1994 La costurera y el viento (The Seamstress and the Wind) (novel)
1995 Los dos payasos (novel)
1995 La fuente (novel)
1995 Argentina: The Great Estancias (photos by Tomas de Elia and Cristina Cassinelli de Corral)
1996 Abeja (novel)
1996 El mensajero (novel)
1997 El congreso de literatura (The Literary Conference) (novel)
1997 Taxol: precedido de Duchamp en México y La broma (essay)
1997 Dante y reina (novel)
1997 La broma (novel)
1998 Alejandra Pizarnik (essay)
1998 Las curas milagrosas del Dr. Aira (The Miracle Cures of Dr. Aira) (novel)
1998 La trompeta de mimbre (novel)
1998 La serpiente (novel)
1998 El Sueño (novel)
1998 La mendiga (novel)
2000 Cumpleaños (novel)
2000 El juego de los mundos (novel)
2000 Un episodio en la vida del pintor viajero (An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter) (novel)
2001 Diccionario de autores latinoamericanos
2001 Un sueño realizado (novel)
2001 Las tres fechas (novel)
2001 La villa (Shantytown) (novel)
2002 El mago (novel)
2002 Fragmentos de un diario en los Alpes (novel)
2002 Varamo (Varamo) (novel)
2002 La pastilla de hormona (novel)
2003 El tilo (The Lime Tree) (novel)
2003 Mil gotas (novel)
2003 La Princesa primavera (novel)
2003 El todo que surca la nada (novel)
2004 Las noches de Flores [The Nights of Flores] (novel)
2004 Edward Lear (literature)
2004 Yo era una chica moderna (novel)
2004 La Maleta de Ursula y otros cuentos (stories)
2005 El cerebro musical (The Musical Brain) (novel)
2005 Cómo me reí (novel)
2005 Yo era una niña de siete años
2005 Haikus (novel)
2006 Parménides (novel)
2006 El pequeño monje budista (The Little Buddhist Monk) (novel)
2006 La cena (Dinner) (novel)
2007 Pequeño manual de procedimientos (essay)
2007 La vida nueva (novel)
2007 Las conversaciones (Conversations) (story)
2008 Las aventuras de Barbaverde [The Adventures of Barbaverde] (novel)
2009 La confesión [The Confession] (novel)
2010 El divorcio (novel)
2010 El error (novel)
2010 Yo era una mujer casada [I Was a Married Woman] (novel)
2011 El mármol (novel)
2011 Cecil Taylor (novel)
2011 El náufrago (novel)
2011 Festival (novel)
2011 Los dos hombres (novel)
2012 Entre los indios (novel)
2013 Relatos reunidos (stories)
2013 El testamento del mago tenor (novel)
2013 Tres relatos pringlenses (stories)
2013 Actos de caridad (story)
2013 El ilustre mago (story)
2013 Margarita (un recuerdo) (novel)
2014 Continuación de ideas diversas (essay)
2014 Artforum (essay)
2014 Triano (essay)
2014 Biografía (story)
2015 El santo (novel)
2015 La invención del tren fantasma (novel)
2016 Sobre el arte contemporáneo / En La Habana (essay)