Tomás Eloy Martínez
Tomás Eloy Martínez was born in Argentina in 1934. During the military dictatorship, he lived in exile in Venezuela where he wrote his first three books, all of which were republished in Argentina in 1983, in the first months of democracy. In 2005, he was shortlisted for the International Man Booker Prize. He was a professor and director of the Latin American Program at Rutgers University. He died in January 2010.