Adolfo García Ortega has been involved in the world of books and literature since 1980, as translator, literary critic, journalist (on El País newspaper), and an editor (he was director of Seix Barral and is currently Associate Publishing Director of the Planeta Publishing Group). He has a distinguished reputation as a writer, and his diverse output includes the novels Lobo (Wolf), Autómata (Desolation Island, Vintage, 2011), Café Hugo, El comprador de aniversarios (The Birthday Buyer, Hispabooks, 2013) and the much-praised Pasajero K (Passenger K), all of which brought him considerable public and critical acclaim. His latest work of fiction is the collection of short stories Verdaderas historias extraordinarias (True Extraordinary Stories).
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