Fernando Savater is a writer and professor of Philosophy. He has published over fifty books including political essays, literary criticism, philosophy, fiction and plays as well as hundreds of articles in the Spanish and foreign press. Some of his books have been translated into over twenty languages. His works include La tarea del héroe (Premio Nacional de Ensayo, 1982) and the novels El jardín de las dudas (finalist in the Premio Planeta, 1993) and La hermandad de la buena suerte (Premio Planeta, 2008). His most recent publications are the novel El gran laberinto and the non-fiction book La vida eterna, a philosophical reflection on contemporary religion. His works Ética para Amador, Política para Amador and Las preguntas de la vida, bringing philosophy to a younger audience, have become genuine bestsellers.