Roberto Bolano

Roberto Bolano (1953-2003) was born in Santiago, Chile, and later lived in Mexico, France, and Spain. He has been acclaimed by the Los Angeles Times as by far the most exciting writer to come from south of the Rio Grande in a long time and as the real thing and the rarest by Susan Sontag. Among his many prizes are the prestigious Premio Herralde de Novela and the Premio Romulo Gallegos. Bolano is widely considered the greatest Latin American writer of his generation. He wrote nine novels, two...See more