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Marcos Aguinis

Marcos Aguinis (1935-) is an Argentine writer born in the province of Cordoba. In 1983, when democracy was reestablished in his country, he was appointed head of the Secretary of Culture.

Marcos Aguinis was born in Cordoba, Argentina, in 1935. Aguinis is an author with an ample international training in medicine, psychoanalysis, the arts, literature, and history. He writes: "Not only have I traveled the world, but I also journeyed through different professions." He published his first book in 1963, and since then he has written eight novels, ten essay collections, four short story collections, and two biographies, which have generated enthusiasm and controversy.

All his recent books have become best-sellers. Aguinis has thousands of fans who recommend, discuss, and collect his books. He has written articles on a wide variety of topics for Latin American, U.S. and European newspapers and magazines. Marcos Aguinis has given hundreds of lectures and seminars at educational, artistic, scientific and political organizations in Germany, Spain, the U.S., Israel, Russia, Italy and practically every Latin American country.

Related websites

Juan Bautista Alberdi Award 2007


El Atroz Encanto de Ser Argentinos (2001) (PDF Spanish)

Marcos Aguinis official site

Articles written by Marcos Aguinis

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