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Brazil Loses What Many Consider Its Best Contemporary Novelist

Brazilian writer João Ubaldo Ribeiro, 73 years old, died today, from pulmonary embolism, at ...

Frei Betto’s Hotel Brasil: A Gripping Mystery That Will Keep You Guessing

Frei Betto (born Carlos Alberto Libânio Christo) is a well-known figure both in literary ...

Reading Brazilian Piñon, I Was Glad I Wasn’t the Caliph

Nélida Piñon is among Brazil’s best known writers, and Voices of the Desert is ...

100 Books You Must Read to Understand Brazil. Or Not.

Bravo! Magazine has compiled a list with one-hundred essential books in Portuguese. Similar lists ...

Brazilian writer Milton Hatoum

Celebrated Writer Milton Hatoum Brings the Arab Out of Brazil

Brazilians are having more contact with the Arab culture in recent years, especially with ...