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Héctor Abad


Héctor Abad is one of Colombia’s leading writers. In 1987, his father was murdered by Colombian paramilitaries, an event he reflected on 20 years later in Oblivion: A Memoir, which earned widespread critical acclaim as well as the WOLA-Duke Book Award. Abad writes a weekly column for Colombia’s national newspaper El Espectador. The Farm, his most recent publication, won the 2015 Cálamo Prize in Spain and was shortlisted for the Mario Vargas Llosa Prize.

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