Sergio Ramírez

born in Masatepe, Nicaragua in 1942, Ramírez was Vice President of Nicaragua during the Sandinista regime and later a member of Parliament, until he was ousted in the late 1990s.  Author of fourteen books of fiction, the following are available in English: Stories; To Bury Our Fathers; Hatful of Tigers: Reflections on Art, Culture and Politics; Margarita, How Beautiful the Sea; and A Thousand Deaths Plus One.