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by Mia Couto & Eric M.B. Becker

Written in the aftermath of civil war, these early stories are among Mia Couto’s freshest,  most original fiction.  In tales that mingle playful comedy with surprising plot twists and magical events, fishermen,...

Bellini and the Sphinx

by Tony Belloto

  • Bellotto is a best-selling author and celebrated rock star in Brazil.

  • Bellotto's band has sold over six million albums and has toured throughout the world, including in the US.

  • Bellotto is the editor of both Rio...

  • Geography of Rebels Trilogy

    by Maria Gabriela Llansol, Audrey Young, Benjamin Moser & Gonçalo M. Tavares

    A major discovery, with echoes of Clarice Lispector, Llansol's groundbreaking linked novellas present her unique literary vision of writing as lived life, conjuring historical figures and their ideas into her...

    Anarchist Banker

    by Fernando Pessoa & Richard Schain

    The story of The Anarchist Banker takes place in a Lisbon café where the narrator meets an old friend, now a wealthy banker. He questions his friend about his anarchist origins and discovers to his amazement...

    My German Brother

    by Chico Buarque & Alison Entrekin

    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 through...

    Slow Red

    by Ondjaki & Stephen Henighan

    In a crumbling apartment block in Luanda, Angola, impoverished families hoard memories to survive a corrupt regime. Odonato—nostalgic for the days of socialism—searches for his son whose life as a petty criminal...

    Woman of the Ashes

    by Mia Couto & David Brookshaw

    The first in a trilogy about the last emperor of southern Mozambique by one of Africa's most important writers

    Southern Mozambique, 1894. Sergeant Germano de Melo is posted to the village of Nkokolani to oversee...

    Her Mother's Mother's Mother and Her Daughters

    by Maria José Silveira & Eric M. B. Becker

    Her Mother’s Mother’s Mother and Her Daughters tells the story of Brazil through the histories of a twenty women. It opens with Inaia being born in 1500, at the moment when the Portuguese arrive in Brazil...

    Chronicle of the Murdered House

    by Lúcio Cardoso, Robin Patterson, Margaret Jull Costa & Benjamin Moser

    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,...

    Confession of the Lioness

    by Mia Couto & David Brookshaw

    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...

    The Alchemist

    by Paulo Coelho

    A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho.

    Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, ...

    Nowhere People

    by Paulo Scott

    Driving home, law student Paulo passes a figure at the side of the road. The indigenous girl stands in the heavy rain, as if waiting for something. Paulo gives her a lift to her family’s roadside camp.With...

    A Window in Copacabana

    Inspector Espinosa #4

    by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza

    A ruthless group of corrupt cops is playing a lethal game of cat and mouse in the latest installment in the seductive bestselling Brazilian crime series

    Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. Three policemen have been killed...

    Southwesterly Wind

    Inspector Espinosa #3

    by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza & Benjamin Moser

    A young man predicts a murder and identifies the perpetrator--himself--in this third entry in the critically acclaimed Brazilian crime series

    When a terrified young man arrives at the station with a bizarre story,...

    The Silence of the Rain

    Inspector Espinosa #1

    by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza & Benjamin Moser

    A Brazilian bestseller, this sophisticated story of murder, sex, and corruption introduces a riveting new crime series.

    In a parking garage in the center of Rio de Janeiro, corporate executive Ricardo Carvalho...


    Inspector Espinosa #5

    by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza & Benjamin Moser

    A Rio de Janeiro Thriller

    When his daughter disappears and a patient emerges as the prime suspect, a troubled psychiatrist comes to Espinosa for help, in the fifth novel in the beguiling Brazilian crime series...

    December Heat

    Inspector Espinosa #2

    by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza & Benjamin Moser

    The second in the acclaimed Brazilian series featuring Inspector Espinosa, the detective hailed by critics for "his existential sensibility, his exotic beat, and his literary merit" (San Francisco Chronicle)...

    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...

    The Book of Emotions (Brazilian Literature Series)

    by João Almino & Elizabeth Jackson

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

    Una terra chiamata Alentejo

    by Aa. Vv. & Blanca Garí

    The starting point for this research is the ascertainment of a major change in the spirituality paradigm of the last centuries of the European Middle Ages, which, since the 13th century, results in a new and...