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Caetano’s Primer

Live in Bahia serves as a good introduction to Caetano’s current repertoire. This record ...

Nightmarein White

The newest Nobel Prize in Literature, Portuguese writer José Saramago has just released another ...

Toying With History

Anthropologist and Senator Darcy Ribeiro died on February 17. He was considered by most ...

Too Many Fingers

In Jô Soares’s Twelve Fingers there’s a gag a minute. Sure, there are one-liners ...

Art and Intrigue

Although the book reads well and Rubem Fonseca deserves to be better known in ...

Sherlock Goes to Rio

The silliness occasionally threatens to get out of hand, but all in all A ...

Verse and Reverse

It is so rare to see Portuguese-language poems translated into English and published in ...

The Thrill of Eating

The cascade of demises begins after Daniel meets Lucídio,  a man of apparent refinement ...

José de Alencar

The story starts off with the bright plumage of an epic poem (or the ...

Ordinary Faces

Genevieve Naylor’s wartime work in Brazil as photographer was not a documentary or confrontational ...