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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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Brazil’s Prestigious Jabuti Prizes Expand Categories

Jabuti book prize trophy

The Jabuti Prize is the oldest book prize in Brazil. Jabuti is the Brazilian word for tortoise and the prize was named after the animal to emphasize the qualities of patience and tenacity. The Brazilian […] Read More

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