Alberto Olmos | Granta Magazine

Alberto Olmos

Olmos, born in Segovia, made his literary debut in 1998 with A bordo del naufragio, a finalist for the Herralde Prize. Since then he has published the novels Asi de loco te puedes volver (1999), Trenes hacia Tokio (2006), El talento de los demás (2007), Tatami (2008) and El estatus (2009). He is also responsible for the volume Algunas ideas buenisimas que el mundo se va a perder (2009), compiled with texts from the Internet. For three years he lived in Japan, in the Tochigi Prefecture, where he taught Spanish and English. His blog is He lives in Madrid.