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Barren Lives, a Masterful Paradigm of Brazil’s Failure of Hope

The 1963 classic film Vidas Secas (Barren Lives), by director Nelson Pereira dos Santos, ...

Is Paulo Coelho repeating repeating himself?

Paulo Coelho’s latest book to be released in the US is neither a memorable ...

Paulo Coelho’s disappointing Valkyries

Magus-writer Paulo Coelho, despite his international best-selling author status, was never considered a talented, ...

This is Osman Lins

With two more of his inventive books now available in English, the late Brazilian ...

Paulo Coelho

In France, Australia, Spain, and Brazil, naturally, he has been a constant guest of ...

Caetano’s Primer

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

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 ...