Carlos Peramo (Barcelona,1967) debuted with the book of short stories Vecinos, which was followed by the novel Me refiero a los Játac, winner in 2007 of the II Premio de Novela Bruguera, awarded by Ana María Matute in a one-person jury. His novel Media vuelta de vida has received unanimous critical acclaim. He is also the author of books for children and young adults, among which special mention can be made to Bubana, María Tortazos, El reino de Hassan Sas, La bicicleta es mía, El mundial más raro del mundo or Spam.