Tag Archives: Brazilian literature

100 Years of Jorge Amado

Jorge Amado

Second only to Paulo Coelho in terms of translation abroad, Brazilian author Jorge Amado would have turned 100 this year. Festivities will take place around the world to celebrate his work. Read More

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Four São Paulo Parks Become Open Air Libraries


Ibirapuera is one of the most popular destinations in the city of São Paulo, a place with beautiful views, tracks, lakes, concert venues and museums. The park as recently added another attraction: books. Starting in […] Read More

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“Best of Brazil” Story Anthology Banned for Obscenity

Os Cem Melhores Contos

The short story anthology Os cem melhores contos brasileiros do século (The 100 Best Brazilian Short Stories of the Century), published by Objetiva, was purchased in bulk by the government for use in public schools […] Read More

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