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Bernardo Atxaga has just presented his latest project, the DVD-book "El paraíso y los gatos" (Paradise and Cats), the Spanish version of the original Basque Paradisua eta katuak, a compilation of poems, stories and reflections accompanied by the music of Jabier Muguruza.
Bernardo Atxaga (Joseba Irazu Garmendia, Asteasu, Guipúzcoa, 1951) belongs to the group of young Basque writers that began publishing in his mother language, Euskera, in the Seventies. Graduated in Economics for the Bilbao University, he later studied Philosophy at the University of Barcelona.
How Atxaga is going to write his next book. Bernardo Atxaga writes his posts in basque in his blog. Astoarena (Donkey: the animal with good memory), Nevadako egunak (A Basque writer in the Far West), Paradisuaz (Poems and notes), and Gogoetak (On literature and other realities).