Alberto Manguel

Alberto Manguel photo
Alberto Manguel photo

Alberto Manguel is the author of A History of Reading, an international bestseller chosen as Best Book of the Year by The Times Literary Supplement, and winner of France's Prix Medici. His book Reading Pictures was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Non-Fiction. Manguel was born in Buenos Aires, has lived in Italy, England, and Tahiti, and is now a Canadian citizen.