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Javier Cercas

Javier Cercas is a Catalan writer and essayist, lecturer in Spanish Literature at the University of Gerona, and is a regular contributor to El Paìs. The 2001 publication of Soldati di Salamina gained him enormous international acclaim from the public and critics, and in Italy he won the Grinzane Cavour Prize. His other books published in Italy by Guanda are: Il movente (2004); La velocità della luce (2006); and Anatomia di un istante (September 2010) a novel about the attempted coup in the Spanish parliament in 1981.
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