The cover of The Musician

The Musician: An Excerpt by a Celebrated Best-selling Brazilian Author

Dr. Heloisa Prieto is one of Brazil’s most celebrated children and YA authors. As ...

Paulo Coelho is an international literary star

Paulo Coelho: Brazil’s World-renowned Parable Teller Turns 75

The books of Paulo Coelho, the world’s most successful contemporary Brazilian author, are not ...

To Love, Intransitive Verb: Brazil's quintessential modernist novel

Mário de Andrade’s To Love, Intransitive Verb: The Novel that Launched Brazil’s Modernist Movement

Ana Lessa-Schmidt’s translation of Mário de Andrade’s modernist classic, To Love, Intransitive Verb, is ...

Lula still loved by the crowds - Ricardo Stuckert/Instituto Lula

Lula Launches Book and Says He Will Be a Political Prisoner If Arrested Now

Brazilian presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has released his new book, ‘The ...

Front and back cover of "The Cantora" by Paulo Cohn

The Cantora: A Historical Novel About Brazil in the Early 1500s

The Cantora (The Native Singer of Colonial Brazil) is both a young adult and ...

Cover of A Caminho do Ouro - Norte-americanos na Ilha de Santa Catarina (The Golden Road - Americans in Santa Catarina)

When Brazil Was the Best Route for Americans Searching for California’s Gold

“This small island has many attractions: its fruits have no rivals, its landscape is ...

João Paulo Emílio Cristóvão dos Santos Coelho Barreto, a Brazilian author and journalist better known as João do Rio

A Sample of João do Rio, a Chronicler of a Frenetic Rio a Century Ago

João do Rio was an exuberant journalist. He was exuberant in his style of ...

Bronze sculpture of Zumbi dos Palmares, in Salvador, Bahia state

Palmares, Brazil’s Slave Rebellion, Still Going On 400 Years Later

The Quilombo dos Palmares was a nation of fugitive slaves, Indians, and a few ...

Brazilian writer Machado de Assis

An Excerpt from Machado de Assis, Brazil’s Greatest Writer Ever

Ex Cathedra is a collection of short stories by Brazil’s most renowned writer, Machado ...