José Luís Peixoto


José Luís Peixoto is an acclaimed writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and children’s literature, awarded, amongst others, the José Saramago Literary Award. Translated into 30 languages, he’s been shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and Femina Prize. The Piano Cemetery, translated by Daniel Hahn, is an extraordinary story of two generations in a Lisbon family of carpenters and of a father’s attempt to outrun his fate at the Stockholm Olympics in 1908.