Félix J. Palma

Félix J. Palma has been acclaimed by critics as one of the most brilliant and original storytellers of our time. His devotion to the short story genre has earned him more than a hundred awards. The Map of Time, his first book published in the United States, was an instant New York Times bestseller and received the prestigious 2008 Ateneo de Sevila XL Prize. It has been published in more than thirty countries. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed The Map of the Sky. Palma lives in Spain. Please visit FelixJPalma.es.

Books by this Author

The Map of Chaos
The Map of Time Collection
El Mapa del caos (Map of Chaos Spanish edition)
Atria Español: Selección de novelas bestsellers
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Try not. Do… or do not. There is no try (Yoda).

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Not to stammer the day that I met my wife.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My wife.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Very cold beer with chips

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?


Houdini. I would ask him for his tricks.