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Plague Diary: April

Gonçalo M. Tavares

Translated by Daniel Hahn

‘Pictures from some cities in Latin America: the burning in front of the family home of the dead who are not collected by the state.’

Gonçalo M. Tavares

Gonçalo M. Tavares is a novelist, playwright, poet and critic. His books include, Jerusalém (Jerusalem), Aprender a Rezar na Era da Técnica (Learning to Pray in the Age of Technique), A Máquina de Joseph Walser (Joseph Walser’s Machine) and O Bairro (The Neighbourhood). In 2013, he was longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin award.

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Translated by Daniel Hahn

Daniel Hahn is a writer, editor and translator with sixty-something books to his name. His translations include six novels by José Eduardo Agualusa, with whom he has been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize and won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the International Dublin Literary Award. He is on the board of English PEN.

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