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Alberto Manguel

Alberto Manguel

Alberto Manguel was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1940. A writer, novelist, translator and editor, he has received numerous awards and honours from around the world, including the Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France, 2004), Premio German Sanchez Ruiperez for best literary criticism (Spain, 2002) and the Prix Roger Caillois (France, 2004). He has also been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.