Brazilian Literature Series

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    Saga of Brutes
    ( Paperback )

    $18.00 $14.40

    Saga of Brutes pulls together three fantastic stories “Between Dog Fights and Pig Slaughter,” “The Dirty Work of Others,” and “Bone Char,” published for the first time as a single volume. Ana Paula Maia’s narrative follows the invisible workingmen who carry society’s burdens like Atlas. They exist in badness and fraternity, in high heat and intense speed. In the end, these heroes of vile circumstance are the soot-covered supermen who mine the center of the Earth, put out deadly fires, break endless asphalt, collect others’ trash, and cremate bodies…


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    The Lady of Solitude
    ( Paperback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    The Lady of Solitude projects a fresh and daring new voice on to the Brazilian literary scene. These transgressive and highly charged erotic stories are all written from a woman’s point of view and they offer an unexpected perspective on the world, sex and desire in a changing Brazilian and global context. That is not to say that all of Parisot’s characters are strong, emancipated and resolute: they just live in a world where relationships of all kinds have changed…


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    Enigmas of Spring
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    $15.00 $12.00

    Majnun lives his life online in his grandparents’ well-appointed home in the Brazilian capital. No school, no work–just bored in Brasília. After falling in love with a married woman, however, he flees to Madrid with friends, intent on, well … something …

    “An heir of Machado de Assis … a writer in complete control of his craft.” —Marcio Souza


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    Stories
    ( Paperback )

    $15.95 $12.40

    Featuring ten stories never before translated, dating from 1878 to 1886 (regarded as Joaquim Machado de Assis’s most radically experimental period), this selection of short fiction by Brazil’s greatest author ranges in tone from elegiac and philosophical to impishly ironic.


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    Free City
    ( Hardcover / Cloth )

    $19.95 $15.96

    Free City is master storyteller João Almino’s third novel to focus on the city of Brasília, the social swirl of its early years, when contractors, corporate profiteers, idealists, politicians, mystical sects, and even celebrities mingled. Putting past and present into direct conflict, the story takes the form of a blog, even incorporating comments from other bloggers, each with their vested interests, each with new reasons for spinning fictions of their own.


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    Free City
    ( Paperback / softback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    Free City is master storyteller João Almino’s third novel to focus on the city of Brasília, the social swirl of its early years, when contractors, corporate profiteers, idealists, politicians, mystical sects, and even celebrities mingled. Putting past and present into direct conflict, the story takes the form of a blog, even incorporating comments from other bloggers, each with their vested interests, each with new reasons for spinning fictions of their own.