Juan José Becerra
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Juan José Becerra

Argentina | 1965
He was a professor of Cinematographic Script at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the National University of La Plata. He worked as documentaries screenwriter and he has given literature courses at the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA).
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He regularly writes in the magazine La Agenda de Buenos Aires and collaborates with a radio programme column called Basta de todo, in Radio Metro.
Juan José Becerra is book editor and, occasionally, ghost writer.

The constant and acute presence of Juan José Becerra in Argentinian literature is justified by each of his books. Jorgelina Nuñez, Ñ Magazine

Bet on, let’s say, César Aira or Juan José Becerra, or on Alan Pauls. Who says that tomorrow there is not a Nobel Prize within these crazy writers. Fogwil

A writing wonder. Ernesto Ayala-Dip, Babelia

Juan José Becerra, is “the” great Argentinean novelist. Daniel Guebel, Ñ, Clarín

Works

Novels

​La Interpretación de un libro. Candaya, 2012
Toda la verdad. Seix Barral, 2011
Miles de años. Emecé, 2004
Atlántida. Norma, 2001
Santo. Beatriz Viterbo, 1994

Short Stories

Dos cuentos vulgares. Ediciones El broche, 2012

Essays

Fenómenos argentinos. Planeta 2018
Patriotas. Planeta, 2009
La vaca – Viaje a la pampa carnívora. Arty Latino, 2007
Grasa. Planeta, 2007