Martín Caparrós

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Martín Caparrós
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Martín Caparrós. Photo by EM-B
Born (1957-05-29) May 29, 1957 (age 57)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Pen name Mopi
Occupation Novelist, Journalist.
Genre Various

Martín Caparrós is a writer[1] born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on May 29, 1957. His father was Antonio Caparrós, a renowned psychiatrist. Caparrós begun professional writing at age sixteen, shortly after graduating from High School at the Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires. His first professional job in journalism was with the now defunct daily Noticias. In 1976, Caparrós fled to exile following the military coup led by General Jorge Rafael Videla. In Paris, he obtained a degree in History at the Sorbonne, University of Paris. Caparrós would later relocate to Madrid, Spain. During the early 1980s, he resettled to Buenos Aires and since then he has produced a vast body of work including fiction and nonfiction alike.

List of selected works[edit]

Fiction[edit]

  • 1984 – Ansay o los infortunios de la gloria
  • 1986 – No velas a tus muertos
  • 1990 – El tercer cuerpo
  • 1990 – La noche anterior
  • 1999 – La Historia
  • 2001 – Un día en la vida de Dios
  • 2004 – Valfierno
  • 2008 – A quien corresponda
  • 2011 – Los Living

Non-fiction[edit]

  • 1992 – Larga distancia
  • 1994 – Dios Mío
  • 1995 – La Patria Capicúa
  • 1997 – La Voluntad, (Una historia de la militancia revolucionaria en la Argentina). Authored alongside Eduardo Anguita.
  • 1999 – La guerra moderna
  • 2001 – Extinción, últimas imágenes del trabajo en la Argentina.
  • 2002 – Bingo!
  • 2003 – Amor y anarquía
  • 2002 – Qué País, Informe urgente sobre la Argentina que viene.
  • 2005 – Boquita, Editorial Planeta, 354 pages.
  • 2006 – El Interior.
  • 2009 – Una luna.
  • 2012 – Argentinismos.[2]
  • Voltaire, El ingenuo y Filosofía de la historia (editor)
  • Moreno, Plan revolucionario de operaciones (editor)
  • Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliette (translator)

Filmography[edit]

  • Crónicas Mexicas, dir. Rita Clavel (aka Eduardo Montes-Bradley). Argentina, 2003. (Documentary)
  • Cazadores de Utopías, dir. David Blaustein. Argentina (Documentary)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lockhart, Darrell B. (2004). Latin American mystery writers: an A-to-Z guide. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 48–50. ISBN 978-0-313-30554-2. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Martín Caparrós - Libros y obras del autor, biografía y bibliografía", Lecturalia, Retrieved 16 February 2013.