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Jorge Comensal

Jorge Comensal
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Jorge Comensal was born in Mexico City in 1987. He has received grants from the Fundación para las Letras Mexicanas and the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes. His work has appeared in Letras Libres, Este País, Nexos, Revista de la Universidad de México, VICE, and The Literary Review, and his essay Yonquis de las letras was published in Spain in 2017. The Mutations is his first novel. Charlotte Whittle is a writer and translator. Her work has appeared in The Literary Review, Guernica, BOMB, the Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere. Her translation of Norah Lange’s People in the Room was published in 2018. She lives in New York and is an editor at Cardboard House Press.

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The Mutations

Jorge Comensal; Translated from the Spanish by Charlotte Whittle
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"Jorge Comensal's The Mutations oscillates masterfully between comedy and tragedy, gathering up in its pages a stupendous panoply of characters before whom the reader is never sure...

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