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Jesús Carrasco

Jesús Carrasco's first novel, Out In the Open (Seix Barral, 2013), consecrated him as one of the most stunning debut authors in the international literary panorama and won the Book of the Year Prize from the Madrid Book seller’s Association, an English PEN Award, the Prix Ulysse for the Best Novel and was the finalist for the European Literature Prize in The Netherlands and the Prix Méditerranée Étranger in France. Book of the Year in El País for 2013 and chosen by The Independent as one of the best books translated into English in 2014, Out In the Open has been translated into twenty-eight languages and was adapted for cinema by Benito Zambrano. His second novel, The Earth We Tread (Seix Barral, 2016) won the European Union Literature Prize.