Carlos María Domínguez

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Carlos María Domínguez (born 23 April 1955 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine writer and journalist who lives in Montevideo since 1989.

Biography[edit]

His career began in the Argentine magazine Crisis. Afterwards he specialized in literary criticism, joining the Uruguayan weeklies Brecha, Búsqueda, and the cultural supplement of EL PAIS.

Work[edit]

Dominguez has written around 20 books, including novels, short stories, travel chronicles, biographies, and plays.

  • Pozo de Vargas (novel), Emecé, Buenos Aires, 1985.
  • Bicicletas negras (novel), Arca, Montevideo, 1990.
  • Construcción de la noche. La vida de Juan Carlos Onetti (biography), Planeta, Buenos Aires, 1993.
  • La mujer hablada (novel), Cal y Canto, Montevideo, 1995.
  • El bastardo. La vida de Roberto de las Carreras y su madre Clara (biografía), Cal y Canto, Montevideo, 1997.
  • La confesión de Johnny (story), Ediciones de la Banda Oriental, Montevideo, 1998.
  • El compás de oro (Entrevistas), Ediciones de la Gente, Buenos Aires, 1999.
  • Tola Invernizzi. La rebelión de la ternura (biography), Trilce, Montevideo, 2001.
  • Delitos de amores crueles. Las mujeres uruguayas y la justicia (chronicles), Alfaguara, Montevideo, 2001.
  • Una joya por cada rata. Memorias de un asaltante de bancos (chronicles), Cal y Canto, Montevideo, 2001.
  • Tres muescas en mi carabina (novel), Alfaguara, Montevideo, 2002.
  • La casa de papel (novel), Ediciones de la Banda Oriental, Montevideo, 2002.
  • Escritos en el agua (chronicles), Ediciones de la Banda Oriental, Montevideo, 2002.
  • Historias del polvo y el camino (chronicles), Ed. de la Gente, Buenos Aires, 2002.
  • El norte profundo (chronicles), Ediciones de la Banda Oriental, Montevideo, 2004.
  • Mares baldíos (chronicles), Eichborn, Frankfurt, 2005 (Wüste Meere).
  • Las puertas de la tierra (chronicles), Ediciones de la Banda Oriental, Montevideo, 2007.
  • La costa ciega (novel), Mondadori, Buenos Aires, 2009.
  • 24 ilusiones por segundo : La historia de Cinemateca Uruguaya (chronicles), Cinemateca Uruguaya, Montevideo, 2013.

Awards[edit]

  • With his novel La mujer hablada he won the Bartolomé Hidalgo Prize in 1995
  • Prize of the Spanish Embassy in honor of Juan Carlos Onetti for Tres muescas en mi carabina (2002)
  • National Essay Prize for Escritos en el agua (2002)
  • Lolita Rubial Prize for La casa de papel, which was translated into more than 20 languages (2002)
  • Buch des Monats, Darmstadt, Germany, 2004
  • Jury der Jungen Leser, Vienna, Austria, 2005

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Spanish Wikipedia.

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