Andrés Neuman (1977) was born in Buenos Aires, where he spent his childhood. The son of Argentinian émigré musicians, he grew up and lives in Spain. He was included in Granta’s “Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists” issue and is the author of numerous novels, short stories, essays, and poetry collections. Two of his novels—Traveler of the Century and Talking to Ourselves—have been translated into English. Traveler of the Century won the Alfaguara Prize and the National Critics Prize, was longlisted for the 2013 Best Translated Book Award, and was shortlisted for the 2013 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the 2014 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.Talking to Ourselves was selected as number one among the top twenty books in 2014 by Typographical Era, and was longlisted for the 2015 Best Translated Book Award. His most recent book in English is the collection of short stories The Things We Don't do. His works have been translated into twenty languages. His Web site is www.andresneuman.com.