Javier Cercas Mena (born 1962 in Ibahernando) is a writer and professor of Spanish literature at the University of Girona, Spain. He was born in Ibahernando, Cáceres, Spain. He is a frequent contributor to the Catalan edition of El País and the Sunday supplement.

Books (In English) in order of publication:

The Speed of Light2005
The Tenant And The Motive2006
The Anatomy of a Moment: Thirty-Five Minutes in History and Imagination2009
Outlaws2012
Lord of All the Dead2017