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Brazilian “Vikings” Bring Nordic Literature to Latin America

Vikings-of-Brazil-Flyer-front

Started by a Finnish immigrant this year, Vikings of Brazil literary agency has so far sold 22 books to Brazilian publishing houses. Read More

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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 Commits Millions to Internationalization of Brazilian Literature

Galeno Amorim, President, National Library Foundation

By the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair the Brazilian government wants to have funded the translation of 250 books into foreign languages SAO PAOLO: Last year Brazil’s Nation Library Foundation’s “Program for Supporting The Translation and Publishing […] Read More

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Blame It on the Bossa Nova: German Journalist Memorializes Mythic Musician João Gilberto

Hobalala by Marc Fischer

Brazilian “Bossa Nova” is among the most popular musical forms in the world and it is a ubiquitous soundtrack in shops, cafes, and clubs all over the world. Rio de Janeiro was the birthplace of […] Read More

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