Patricio Pron - Granta Magazine

Patricio Pron

At the age of 28, Pron learned how to ride a bicycle thrugh the snow in Germany, the country where the majority of his favourite childhood authors were born. He is the author of three volumes of short stories – Hombres Infames (1999), El vuelo magnifico de la noche (2001) and El Mundo sin las personas que lo afean y lo arrunian (2010) – and four novels – Formas de morir (1998), Nadadores muertos (2001), Una Puta Mierda (2007) and El comienzo de la primavera (2008). Pron holds a doctorate in Romance Philology from the Georg-August University in Göttingen, Germany, and currently lives in Madrid, where he works as a translator and critic.