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David Trueba

Filmmaker and writer

David Trueba (Madrid, 1969) combines his career as a writer with that of film director.

He has published five novels with Anagrama, which have been translated into over ten languages: Abierto toda la noche (1995), Cuatro amigos (1999), Saber perder (2008), for which he received the National Critics’ Prize for Best Novel, Blitz (2015) and Tierra de campos (2017), which won the Los Libreros Recomiendan Award, granted by the Spanish Federation of Booksellers’ Guilds and Associations, the Madrid Critics’ Prize for novels and the Casino de Santiago European Novel Prize. He has also written two of Anagrama’s non-fiction Nuevos Cuadernos collection: La tiranía sin tiranos (2018) and Ganarse la vida (2020).

In 2019 he published El río baja sucio (Siruela), as part of its young people’s literature collection Las Tres Edades. His most recent work is Queridos niños (Anagrama, 2021).

His articles in the press have been collected in the anthologies Artículos de ocasión (Xordica, 1998), Tragarse la lengua y otros artículos de ocasión (Ediciones B, 2003), Érase una vez (Debate, 2013) and El siglo XXI cumple 18 (Debate, 2018).

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