Juan Gabriel Vasquez
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Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Bio

Juan Gabriel Vásquez was born in Bogota in 1973. His books include the 2014 International IMPAC Dublin award winner and national bestseller, The Sound of Things Falling, as well as the award-winning The Informers and The Secret History of Costaguana. Vásquez’s books have been published in seventeen languages world-wide, and he is the recipient of the Prix Roger Caillois in France and the Alfaguara Prize in Spain. After sixteen years in France, Belgium, and Spain, he now lives in Bogotá .

Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Books

6/16/14

Penguin Random House author Juan Gabriel Vásquez has won the prestigious International IMPAC Dublin literary award for The Sound of Things Falling, The IMPAC judges called it a “consummate… Read more >

4/10/14

Absolution by Patrick Flanery and The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez (translated from original Spanish by Anne McLean), published by Riverhead in 2013, are finalists for… Read more >