The Pornographer Prudishness
El pudor del pornógrafo
El pudor del pornógrafo is a superb novel about the paradoxes and obsessions that fire love. It is the story of an imagined relationship and an authentic passion. Thirty years after its publication and accompanied by previously unpublished postscript written by the author for this edition, Alan Pauls’s first book is a coded map, and not always coded, of the style and subjects that would mark his future literary career
«Alan Pauls is one of the best Latin American writers alive. That is a secret that only a few of us enjoy knowing» (Roberto Bolaño).
«How could you fail to enjoy a text that contemplates our condition with such detail, and with such intrigue and incident» (Luis Chitarroni).
Alan Pauls (Buenos Aires, 1959) is an author, journalist, script writer and cinema critic. He has a BA and was a lecturer of Literary Theory in the Philosophy department of the UBA and the founder of the magazine Lecturas Críticas. He was editor-in-chief of the magazine Página/30 and has also been associate editor of Radar, the Sunday supplement of Página/12, which he continues contributing to regularly.
At the moment he writes a column for the Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo and organizes the independent cinema season el ciclo Primer Plano for cable I-Sat.
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