Félix J. Palma

Félix J. Palma has been acclaimed by critics as one of the most brilliant and original storytellers of our time. His devotion to the short story genre has earned him more than a hundred awards. The Map of Time, his first book published in the United States, was an instant New York Times bestseller and received the prestigious 2008 Ateneo de Sevila XL Prize. It has been published in more than thirty countries. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed The Map of the Sky. Palma lives in Spain. Please visit FelixJPalma.es.

Books by this Author

The Map of the Sky
The Atria Summer 2012 Beach-Read Bag

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Try not. Do… or do not. There is no try (Yoda).

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Having an accident and being rescued by Annie Wilkes.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Lost opportunities

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. The sound of silence (Simon and Garfunkel), Hunting High and Low (A-ha), All I Want Is You (U2), Paint a Vulgar Picture (The Smiths), The man on the mon (REM)

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A.

Houdini. I would ask him for his tricks.

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