Nona Fernández

Longlist, 2019 National Book Awards

Nona Fernández was born in Santiago, Chile. She is an actress and writer, and has published two plays, a collection of short stories, and six novels.
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Space Invaders Translated by Natasha Wimmer

ISBN 9781644450079 Graywolf Press /

One of the leading Latin American writers of her generation, Nona Fernández effortlessly builds a choral voice and constantly shifting image of young life in the waning years of the dictatorship. In her short but intricately layered novel, she summons the collective memory of a generation, rescuing felt truth from the oblivion of official history. More about this book >

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Nona Fernández

Nona Fernández was born in Santiago, Chile in 1971. She is an actress and writer, and has published two plays, a collection of short stories, and six novels. In 2016, she was awarded the Premio Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. Her books have been translated into French, Italian, German, and English.

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