Michael Paterniti


Michael Paterniti is a journalist and has been nominated eight times for the National Magazine Award. One of his stories was chosen for True Stories: A Century of Literary Nonfiction, joining four other writers as the best examples of literary journalism from the last hundred years. He is also the author of the New York Times bestselling book Driving Mr Albert. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

  • The Telling Room Extract


    The opening chapters of Michael Paterniti's wonderful work of storytelling, friendship, betrayal and revenge.

  • A Snapshot of Guzman


    View these beautiful photos of the village where The Telling Room takes place.

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  • The Telling Room

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