Ricardo Piglia

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Piglia in August 2011

Ricardo Piglia (November 24, 1941 – January 6, 2017) was an Argentine one of the most famous contemporary writers in Argentina.[1] He was born in Adrogué and raised in Mar del Plata. He was known for his fiction books Artificial Respiration (1980), The Absent City (1992), Burnt Money (1997); and criticism including Criticism and Fiction (1986), Brief Forms (1999) and The Last Reader (2005).

Piglia died at 75 on January 6, 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina after suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis for three years.[2][3]

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  1. "Ricardo Piglia" (in Spanish). Literatura Argentina Contemporánea. Archived from the original on 22 June 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
  2. País, Ediciones El (January 7, 2017). "Muere Ricardo Piglia, un clásico contemporáneo de la literatura en español". EL PAÍS (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-01-07.
  3. "Murió el escritor Ricardo Piglia". La Nacion (in Spanish). January 6, 2017. Retrieved January 7, 2017.