Books

Book Review: Memórias de um Sargento de Milicias

Book Review: Memórias de um Sargento de Milicias

In Manuel Antônio de Almeida’s classic novel, the reader is transported to the time when Rio de Janeiro was the Royal Seat of the Portuguese Empire.

Benjamin Moser Talks About Clarice Lispector

Benjamin Moser Talks About Clarice Lispector

Benjamin Moser, the author of the recently released “Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector.”

Alex Ladd Discusses Nelson Rodrigues’ work

In the lecture “Life As It Is: Translating Nelson Rodrigues”, Alex Ladd will speak about the legacy and importance of Nelson Rodrigues’ work, among many other topics.

Leading Brazilian Writers (including Moacyr Scliar) Discuss the Work of Clarice Lispector on April 22

Celebrating Clarice Lispector’s 90th birthday year (and in light of the recent acclaimed biography, Why This World by Benjamin Moser) leading scholars and writers Nadia Gotlib (Clarice, A Narrated Life), Adriana Lisboa (Siren and the Butterfly Hunter), Lidia Santos (moderator)(Tropical Kitsch), and Moacyr Scliar (The Centaur in the Garden) will discuss Lispector’s life and work at the Americas Society on Thursday, April 22.