Seven Stories Press

Works of Radical Imagination

Paco Ignacio Taibo


Born in Gijón, Spain, Paco Ignacio Taibo II has lived in Mexico City since 1958, when his family fled Spanish fascism. A distinguished historian and essayist, Taibo is also renowned worldwide for his detective novels. His numerous literary honors include two Dashiell Hammett prizes, a Planeta prize for best historical novel, and the Bancarella Prize for his biography of Che Guevara. Taibo lives in Mexico.