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The Power of a Grandmother Named Tranquilina

Valerie Miles

'Never underestimate the power of a grandmother to leave her mark on coming generations, or the taste of her cooking to cause an epiphany big enough to give the world a shiver.'

Valerie Miles

Valerie Miles is an American writer, editor and translator who lives in Barcelona. In 2003, she co-founded Granta en español, which is now a project under the independent publishing house Galaxia Gutenberg. She writes and reviews for the New York Times, the Paris Review, La Nación, La Vanguardia and el ABC, among others. She translates from the Spanish and Catalán and is a professor in the postgraduate programme for literary translation at Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

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