César Aira is an Argentinian writer and translator.

An exponent of contemporary Argentinian literature, Aira has published over a hundred short books of stories, novels and essays. He has lectured at the University of Buenos Aires, on Copi and Arthur Rimbaud, and at the University of Rosario on Constructivism and Stéphane Mallarmé, and has translated and edited books from France, England, Italy, Brazil, Spain, Mexico and Venezuela.

César Aira was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize in 2015.

César Aira
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