Alan Pauls

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Argentina | 2013

Alan Pauls (Buenos Aires, 1959) is an author, journalist, script writer and cinema critic. He won the prestigious Premio Herralde with his novel El pasado, translated into more than ten languages and made into a movie by Hector Babenco. He has just published Historia del dinero, the third volume of a very peculiar trilogy together with Historia del llanto and Historia del dinero. He also wrote the essay El factor Borges. He has a BA and was a lecturer of Literary Theory in the Philosophy department of the UBA and the founder of the magazine Lecturas Críticas. He was editor-in-chief of the magazine Página/30 and has also been associate editor ofRadar, the Sunday supplement of Página/12, which he continues contributing to regularly. At the moment he writes a column for the Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo and organizes the independent cinema season el ciclo Primer Plano for cable I-Sat.