Nick Caistor is a translator, journalist and author of non-fiction books. He has translated some 40 books from Spanish and Portuguese. These include works by Paulo Coelho, Alan Pauls, Martin Kohan, Eduardo Mendoza, Juan Marsé and Manuel Vázquez Montalban. He has twice been awarded the Valle-Inclán prize for translation, while his short book on Che Guevara was praised as “a biography of Che Guevara for grown-ups.” He has also published a “Critical Life” of the Mexican poet Octavio Paz and a cultural history of Mexico City. As a journalist, he has presented and produced programs on Britain’s Radio 4 and the BBC World Service, and contributes to the TLS and Guardian. Nick lives in Norwich, England with his wife, Amanda Hopkinson.


“Translating Latin America”: An Interview with Nick Caistor, Translator of The Missing Year of Juan Salvatierra