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Sergi Pàmies

Portrait of Spanish writer Sergi Pàmies
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Sergi Pàmies

Sergi Pàmies (Paris, 1960) alternates his literary production with media work, including journalism and radio and television scripts. His novels include L’instint (Instinct, 1992), which received the Prudenci Bertrana Prize, and Sentimental (1996). His collection of short stories, La gran novel la sobre Barcelona (The Great Novel of Barcelona) received the Serra díor Criticsí Prize in 1998. His most recent collection is L’últim llibre de Sergi Pàmies (The Final Book of Sergi Pàmies, 2000). He has translated works of Guillaume Apollinaire, Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Agota Kristof, and Daniel Pennac, among others.

Articles by Sergi Pàmies

Like Two Drops of Water
By Sergi Pàmies
Tempo, for instance: one drop every so often, always the exact same so often, like a time trial in a bicycle race.
Translated from Catalan by Lisa M. Dillman
End of the Line
By Sergi Pàmies
On his last day of work, a train engineer makes a ritual of saying goodbye to a cow in this short story by Sergi Pàmies.Six days a week, at the exact same time, the locomotive slices…
Translated from Catalan by Lisa M. Dillman
The Other Life
By Sergi Pàmies
I had to die to find out whether anybody loved me. When alive, I was never very popular, and it was a real problem for me that I fought very vigorously and quite without success. At home, if I didn’t…
Translated from Catalan by Peter Bush
We Were Just Talking about You
By Sergi Pàmies
A little after three p.m. on 13 March, 2006, my wife said: “Sit down.” She didn’t look me in the eye and, as if she’d been rehearsing this move, made it fairly plain that we should…
Translated from Catalan
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