Irene Vallejo, born in Saragossa in 1979, studied classical philology at the University of Saragossa and Florence. In the process, she discovered her passion for antiquity. 'Papyrus', her first non-fiction book, became a bestseller in Spain and was awarded the country's most important literary prizes. She also shares her passion for antiquity in her numerous appearances as a guest speaker and weekly columns in 'El País Semanal' and 'Heraldo de Aragón'. She is the author of two novels and several children's books. Irene Vallejo lives with her family in Saragossa. / "Papyrus. die Geschichte der Welt in Büchern"