(Alburquerque, Badajoz, 1948) was a professor of literature at the Madrid School of Dramatic Arts and visiting professor at the University of Yale (United States). He became known with Juegos de la edad tardía (Critic´s Prize and National Prize for Narrative), a novel that was followed by Caballeros de fortuna, El mágico aprendiz, El guitarrista, Hoy, Júpiter, Retrato de un hombre inmaduro, Absolución, El balcón en invierno (Booksellers of Madrid Book of the Year Prize and the Dulce Chacón Prize) and La vida negociable. All his works are published by Tusquets. He also wrote the literary essay Entre líneas: el cuento o la vida, and he compiled his short pieces in ¿Cómo le corto el pelo, caballero?
Javier Pérez Andújar & Luis Landero