Laura Freixas ( Barcelona , 1958) went to the French Lycée and did a BA in Law at Barcelona . She is the author of two collections of short stories; The Wrist Murderer, 1988, and Tales at the Age of Forty, 2001, a non-fiction work; Women and Literature [in Spain ], 2000) and three novels: The Last Sunday in London (1997), Just Between Friends (1998) and Love or Whatever It Is (2005). She has also worked as a foreign language assistant in two British Universities, a publisher, a literary critic for El País newspaper and a translator. She edited an anthology of short stories, Mothers and Daughters (1996). She is a weekly columnist for La Vanguardia newspaper. Her latest work is the autobiography Adolescencia en Barcelona hacia 1970 (2007).