Andrés Neuman was born in Argentina and has written five novels, as well as several books of short stories and poems. At 22 he published his first novel, Bariloche, which was shortlisted for the Herralde Prize and chosen as one of the best new books by leading Spanish daily ABC. Traveller of the Century won the Alfaguara Prize in 2009, as well as the Tormenta and the Spanish Literary Critics’ Association’s prize. His books have been translated into 23 languages. In addition to his work as a writer, he posts a literary blog Microrréplicas.