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Ana María Shua

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Ana María Shua

Ana María Shua has earned a prominent place in contemporary Argentine fiction with the publication of over forty books in nearly every literary genre: novels, short stories, short short stories, poetry, theater, childrens fiction, books of humor and Jewish folklore, film scripts, and essays. Her award-winning works have been translated to many languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, and Korean, among others. She has received numerous national and international awards, and a Guggenheim Fellowship for her novel El libro de los recuerdos (The Book of Memories, 1994). Her other novels include: Soy Paciente (Patient, 1980), Los amores de Laurita (Laurita's Loves, 1984), which was made into a movie, and La muerte como efecto secundario (Death as a Side Effect, 1997). "The Rematch" is a translation of her short story "La revancha," which appears in her collection of short stories Como una buena madre (Like a Good Mother, 2001).

Articles by Ana María Shua

Octavio the Invader
By Ana María Shua
He was prepared for the terrifying violence of the light and noise, but not for the pressure, the brutal atmospheric pressure, combined with the Earth’s gravity, acting on that body which was so different…
Translated from Spanish by Andrea G. Labinger
from Botany of Chaos
By Ana María Shua
In this age of speed and technology, when people can barely keep up with email and appointments scheduled in palm pilots, the short short story has particular appeal for the reader with little time to…
Translated from Spanish by Rhonda Dahl Buchanan
The Rematch
By Ana María Shua
“The Rematch” offers a fictionalized account of the downfall of one of Argentina’s most famous boxing champions, Carlos Monzón, El Flaco, the World Champion Middleweight Boxer from 1970…
Translated from Spanish by Rhonda Dahl Buchanan
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