Martín Caparrós

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Martín Caparrós is an internationally renowned Argentinian journalist and writer. He started his journalistic career in the newspaper Noticias, in the police section, directed by Rodolfo Walsh. He also collaborated in the magazine Goles. During the dictatorship, he abandoned Argentina and exiled himself in Europe, where he studied History at the University of Paris. He also lived in Madrid, where he was a collaborator of the newspaper El País. Back in Argentina, he worked in the successful radio program Sueño de una noche de Belgrano. He was also editor of the magazine El Porteño. He took part in the creation of Página/12 and founded the magazine Babel. He has also worked on television, as the host of the TV program El monitor argentino. He has also worked as an actor in several audiovisual productions, such as Crónicas Mexicas or ¿Quién mató a Mariano Ferreyra? Currently, he publishes his columns in The New York Times and El País.

Caparrós has published more than 20 works: 12 novels, several collections of short stories and essays, and chronicles which have placed him as one of the most outstanding names of narrative journalism. Besides, he has translated Voltaire, Shakespeare and Quevedo.



Martín Caparrós’ work has been internationally recognized in several occasions. He has been awarded with the Periodismo Rey de España Award, the Novela Herralde Award, the Guggenheim Scholarship, the Konex Award, the Planeta Latinoamerican Award, the Letterario Internazionale Tiziano Terzani Award, the Maria Moors Cabot Award, and the Nacional de Periodismo Miguel Delibes Award, among others.