The Spaniard Manuel Borras comes from the world of college and books.
Degree in German and English philology, with Manolo Ramírez and Silvia Pratdesaba, exactly thirty-five years ago founded the publishing Pre-Textos, with a living catalog that far exceeds 1,000 titles distributed between twenty collections, has become the most leading independent publisher of Spain. That has understood the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL), which,
in 2008, it has granted Borrás the Publishing Merit Award, awarded by peers, it has been awarded since 1993 and have received, among others, Armando Orfila Reynal,
Joaquín Diez-Canedo, Antoine Gallimard and Christian Bourgois.