Juan José Saer
Born in Santa Fé, Argentina in 1937, Juan José Saer was the leading Argentinian writer of the post-Borges generation. In 1968, he moved to Paris and taught literature at the university in Rennes, Brittany. In 1988, Juan José Saer was awarded Spain's prestigious Nadal Prize for The Event. His work is translated into all major languages and includes The Witness, Nobody Nothing Never and The Investigation, also published by Serpent's Tail. Saer died in July 2005.