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Martín Caparrós

Biography

Martín Caparrós was born in Buenos Aires in 1957. His father was a psychiatrist. He graduated from the Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, a high school, and started work in 1973 as a journalist for Noticias, which was closed the following year. After the military coup, he went into exile, first to Paris, where he took a degree in history at the University of Paris, and then to Madrid. In Madrid he started writing fiction, did translations, and wrote for El País and various French publications

After democracy returned to Argentina, he went back to Buenos Aires and worked for Tiempo Argentino and for the radio. He continued a career in journalism, radio and television. He has written many novels as well as non-fiction works.

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La invención del mundo
(Alan Pauls on Caparrós – in Spanish)
His articles in El País (in Spanish)
Interview (in Spanish)
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Interview on the Panama papers (in Spanish)

Bibliography

1984 Ansay o los infortunios de la gloria (novel)
1986 No velas a tus muertos (novel)
1990 El tercer cuerpo (novel)
1990 La noche anterior (novel)
1992 Larga distancia, crónicas de viaje (non-fiction)
1994 ¡Dios mío! Un viaje por la India en busca de Sai Baba, crónicas de viaje (non-fiction)
1995 La Patria Capicúa (non-fiction)
1999 La guerra moderna, crónicas de viaje (non-fiction)
1999 La Historia [History] (novel)
2001 Extinción. Últimas imágenes del trabajo en la Argentina (non-fiction)
2001 Un día en la vida de Dios (novel)
2002 Bingo! (non-fiction)
2002 Qué país. Informe urgente sobre la Argentina que viene (non-fiction)
2003 Amor y anarquía. La vida urgente de Soledad Rosas, historia novelada de la vida de la joven anarquista que se suicidó en Italia en 1998 (non-fiction)
2004 Valfierno (The Vanishing of the Mona Lisa) (novel)
2005 Boquita (non-fiction)
2006 El Interior, crónicas de viajes por las provincias argentinas (non-fiction)
2007 La Voluntad. Una historia de la militancia revolucionaria en la Argentina 1966-1978 (non-fiction)
2007 La Argentina crónica : historias reales de un país al límite (non-fiction)
2008 A quien corresponda (novel)
2009 Una luna: diario de hiperviaje (non-fiction)
2010 Contra el Cambio, crónica literaria/ periodística. Mirada crítica de la agenda mundial sobre el cambio climático (non-fiction)
2011 Argentinismos Mirada crítica de la Argentina actual (non-fiction)
2011 Los Living (novel)
2012 Pali Pali – Impresiones Coreanas (non-fiction)
2012 Entre dientes / crónicas comilonas (non-fiction)
2013 Comí (novel)
2014 El Hambre, libro de investigación sobre el hambre en el mundo (Hunger: A Manifesto) (non-fiction)
2015 Lacrónica (journalism)
2016 Echeverría (novel)
2018 Todo por la patria (novel)