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The Spies

by Luis Fernando Verissimo MacLehose Press (December 09, 2014)

A frustrated publisher receives a mysterious angst-ridden manuscript: "a friend' must send it in installments; its contents would put the author in danger.

As he pieces together the story, he learns that the...


And Still the Earth

by Ignácio de Loyola Brandão & Ellen Watson Dalkey Archive Press (May 16, 2013)

In future São Paulo, water is scarce, garbage clogs the roads, and every life is now ruled by the sinister and omnipotent System. A classic novel of “dystopia,” looking back to Orwell’s 1984 and forward...


The Book of Emotions (Brazilian Literature Series)

by João Almino & Elizabeth Jackson Dalkey Archive Press (February 07, 2012)

In a future Brazil, a blind photographer considers his old photographs and, deprived of his sight, reconstructs his experiences.


The Brothers

by Milton Hatoum & John Gledson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 06, 2002)

Introducing a major new voice in Brazilian letters.

Set among a Lebanese immigrant community in the Brazilian port of Manaus, The Brothers is the story of identical twins, Yaqub and Omar, whose mutual jealousy...


My German Brother

by Chico Buarque & Alison Entrekin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 12, 2018)

An uproarious novel about a man’s often sordid, lifelong search for his possibly imaginary half brother

My German Brother is the renowned Brazilian musician and author Chico Buarque’s attempt to reconstruct...


Chronicle of the Murdered House

by Lúcio Cardoso, Robin Patterson, Margaret Jull Costa & Benjamin Moser Open Letter (November 21, 2016)

Lúcio Cardoso’s 1959 novel—a true modern classic—tells the story of a traditional family’s slippage into social and moral decline. Employing a variety of narrative devices—including letters, diaries,...


The Devil and Miss Prym

by Paulo Coelho HarperOne (March 17, 2009)

From bestselling author and international sensation Paulo Coelho, a novel set in a small village about a young, poor barmaid whose wager with the devil leads to a spiritual transformation.

A stranger arrives...


Confession of the Lioness

by Mia Couto & David Brookshaw Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 14, 2015)

A dark, poetic mystery about the women of the remote village of Kulumani and the lionesses that hunt them

Told through two haunting, interwoven diaries, Mia Couto's Confession of the Lioness reveals the mysterious...