Portrait of Javier Cercas

Javier Cercas

Javier Cercas is a Spanish novelist, short story writer and essayist.

His books include The Belly of the Whale, True Tales, The Tenant & The Motive,The Speed of Light and the bestselling Soldiers of Salamis. He has taught at the University of Illinois and for many years was a lecturer in Spanish literature at the University of Gerona.He lives in Barcelona with his wife and son. The Anatomy of a Moment is his latest book.