LARRA, Mariano Jose de

Born in Madrid in 1809, Larra studied law in Valladolid and medicine in Valencia, but at the age of 19 gave up his studies to pursue a career in journalism.

LAUER, Mirko

Mirko Lauer Holoubek, an esteemed professor with a long career in teaching and research, was born in Peru in 1947.

MACHADO, Antonio

A Spanish poet and prose author, Machado was a member of the literary movement known as the Generation of ’98 and is probably the most widely read writer from that period.

MARÍAS, Fernando

Marías was born in the northern Spanish city of Bilbao on June 13, 1958 but was raised in Madrid, where he studied cinema at university and currently lives.

MENDOZA, Eduardo

Eduardo Mendoza, 64, is a native of Barcelona who grew up in a literary home, which he says had a bearing on his decision to become a writer.

MIHURA, Miguel

Mihura, a Spanish writer and journalist who was born in Madrid in 1905, was the son of actor, author and house manager Miguel Mihura Álvarez.

MISTRAL, Gabriela

A Chilean poet who was born in the small north-central town of Vicuña in 1889, Mistral is best known as Latin America’s first Nobel Literature laureate.


Carlos Monsivais is a writer and journalist who was born on May 4, 1938 in Mexico City.

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