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The Only Happy Ending for a Love Story Is an Accident

by J. P. Cuenca & Elizabeth Lowe

J. P. Cuenca is a surprising transnational voice in Brazilian literature whose central theme of cultural otherness urges his audience to rethink globalization in more carefully defined, more humanistic terms...


And Still the Earth

by Ignácio de Loyola Brandão & Ellen Watson

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 to...


Captains of the Sands

by Jorge Amado, Gregory Rabassa & Colm Toibin

A Brazilian Lord of the Flies, about a group of boys who live by their wits and daring in the slums of Bahia

 

They call themselves “Captains of the Sands,” a gang of orphans and runaways who live by...


Spilt Milk

by Chico Buarque & Alison Entrekin

From world-renowned Brazilian writer Chico Buarque comes a stylish, imaginative tale of love, loss, and longing, played out across multiple generations of one Brazilian family. At once jubilant and painfully...


Raised from the Ground

by Jose Saramago & Margaret Jull Costa

A multi-generational family saga that paints a sweeping portrait of modern Portuguese political history.


The Book of Emotions (Brazilian Literature Series)

by João|Jackson, Elizabeth Almino

In a future Brazil, a blind photographer considers his old photographs and, deprived of his sight, reconstructs his experiences.Isolating these moments in his memory and attempting to analyze them much like...


Água Viva

by Clarice Lispector, Stefan Tobler & Benjamin Moser

Lispector at her most philosophically radical.A meditation on the nature of life and time, Água Viva (1973) shows Lispector discovering a new means of writing about herself, more deeply transforming her individual...


Near to the Wild Heart

by Clarice Lispector, Alison Entrekin & Benjamin Moser

This new translation of Clarice Lispector's sensational first book tells the story of a middle class woman's life from childhood through an unhappy marriage and its dissolution to transcendence.

Near to the Wild...


A Breath of Life

by Clarice Lispector, Johnny Lorenz & Benjamin Moser

A mystical dialogue between a male author and his creation, this posthumous work has never before been translated, and is a book of particular beauty and strangeness.

A mystical dialogue between a male author...


The Passion According to G.H.

by Clarice Lispector, Idra Novey & Benjamin Moser

Lispector's most shocking novel.

The Passion According to G.H., Clarice Lispector's mystical novel of 1964, concerns a well-to-do Rio sculptress, G.H., who enters her maid's room, sees a cockroach crawling out...


Manual of Painting and Calligraphy

by Jose Saramago & Giovanni Pontiero

An early example of Saramago's mastery, this novel takes us into the last days of Salazar's dictatorship when a second-rate artist is commissioned by a wealthy client to paint a portrait and the political and...


The Relic: A Novel

by Jose Maria De Maria De E Eca de Queiros, Aubrey F. G. F. G. Bell & Harold Bloom

A satiric masterpiece, one of the funniest novels in European literature, and a profound critique of religion, science, and history


The Hour of the Star (Second Edition)

by Clarice Lispector, Benjamin Moser & Colm Toibin

A new edition of Clarice Lispector's final masterpiece, now with a vivid introduction by Colm Tóibín.Narrated by the cosmopolitan Rodrigo S.M., this brief, strange, and haunting tale is the story of Macabéa,...


Cain

by Jose Saramago & Margaret Jull Costa

Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago's last novel: a radical re-telling of the biblical story of Cain and Abel


The Splendor of Portugal (Portuguese Literature Series)

by António Lobo Antunes & Brendan Riley

From the author The New Yorker hails as "one of the most skillful psychological portraitists writing anywhere." The Splendor of Portugal's four narrators are members of a once well-to-do family whose plantation...


The Book of Disquiet

by Fernando Pessoa, Margaret Jull Costa & William Boyd

Sitting at his desk, Bernardo Soares imagined himself free forever of Rua dos Douradores, of his boss Vasques, of Moreira the book-keeper, of all the other employees, the errand boy, the post boy, even the cat....


The Collected Novels of Jose Saramago

by Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa & Ursula K. Le Guin

This collection, available exclusively in e-book form, brings together the twelve novels (and one novella) of the great Portuguese writer José Saramago, with an introductory essay by Ursula Le Guin. From Saramago's...


The Elephant's Journey

The Alchemist - 10th Anniversary Edition

by Amy Jurskis & Paulo Coelho

The two-part season premiere of "Super Soul Sunday," featuring international bestselling author Paulo Coelho, airs Sunday, September 7 and 14 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

"My heart is afraid...


Death with Interruptions