Passionate, irreverent, obsessive: Mexican writer Benito Taibo presents his first novel, Persona Normal, a funny, quixotic mosaic of 32 short stories and essays.
In it, Taibo
plays with language, paradox, and humor, drawing on his
own vast cultural knowledge that proves he
is anything but a "persona normal."
is the author of four books of poetry, as well as short stories, arts journalism, and screenplays.
is known as a furtive writer, an improviser, a true gourmet, and a voracious reader.
He has produced television, promoted books, serves as the national dissemination coordinator for Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).