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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...


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...


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...


Pursuit

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)...


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.


Alone in the Crowd

Inspector Espinosa #8

by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza

Inspector Espinosa unwittingly ignites the obsessions of a menacing misanthrope in the latest from the highly acclaimed mystery author

An elderly lady approaches the front desk at the Twelfth Precinct in Copacabana...


Blackout

Inspector Espinosa #7

by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza

The murder of an anonymous beggar on a cobblestone street in the wealthy precincts of Copacabana haunts Inspector Espinosa in this "beguiling" series (The New York Times Book Review)

With no witnesses and no...


The Brothers

by Milton Hatoum & John Gledson

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...


The Sun on My Head

by Geovani Martins & Julia Sanches

A bestselling literary sensation in Brazil, a powerful debut short-story collection about favela life in Rio de Janeiro

In The Sun on My Head, Geovani Martins recounts the experiences of boys growing up in the...


Rain

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...

  • 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...


    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...


    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...


    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,...


    The Devil and Miss Prym

    by Paulo Coelho

    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...


    Orphans of Eldorado

    by Milton Hatoum

    Arminto Cordovil has inherited a fortune, and with it control of his father's shipping empire. But when a freighter, The Eldorado, crashes in the lower reaches of the Amazon, its shipwrecked hull seems tied...