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Quim Monzó

Biography

Quim Monzó was born in Barcelona in 1952. He studied graphic design at the Escola Massana, Barcelona. He worked initially in graphic design and then script-writing for television. He then became a journalist, working as a war reporter in Vietnam, Cambodia, Northern Ireland and East Africa. He has since become a fiction writer, writing several collections of stories and three novels. He has also translated Truman Capote, Roald Dahl, Ernest Hemingway, Arthur Miller, J.D. Salinger and Mary Shelley, amongst others.

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Bibliography

1976 L’udol del griso al caire de les clavegueres (novel)
1977 Self Service (with Biel Mesquida) (stories)
1978 Uf, va dir ell (stories)
1980 Olivetti, Moulinex, Chaffoteaux et Maury (O’Clock) (stories)
1983 Benzina (Gasoline) (novel)
1984 El dia del senyor (articles)
1985 L’illa de Maians (stories)
1987 Zzzzzzzz (articles)
1989 La magnitud de la tragèdia (The Enormity of the Tragedy) (novel)
1990 La maleta turca (articles)
1991 Hotel Intercontinental (articles)
1993 El perquè de tot plegat (stories)
1994 No plantaré cap arbre (articles)
1996 Guadalajara (Guadalajara) (stories)
1998 Del tot indefens davant dels hostils imperis alienígenes (articles)
1999 Vuitanta-sis contes (stories)
2000 Tot és mentida (articles)
2001 El millor dels mons (A Thousand Morons) (stories)
2003 Tres Nadals (stories)
2003 El tema del tema (articles)
2004 Catorze ciutats comptant-hi Brooklyn (articles)
2007 Mil cretins (stories)
2010 Esplendor i glòria de la Internacional Papanates (articles)