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    PLAYS Rio O Burguês Ridículo (Ridiculous Bourgeois) — Adapted from a Molière’s ...

The Stone Raft is the good old José Saramago

Saramago’s style is a cross between the late Thomas Bernhard and Gabriel Garcia Marquez. ...

Best-seller books, plays & movies

PLAYS Rio As Malandragens de Scapino — Molière’s comic classic about a deceitful servant. ...

Best-seller books, plays & movies

PLAYS   Alô? Madame!… — It all starts when two friends get a phone ...

Is Paulo Coelho repeating repeating himself?

Paulo Coelho’s latest book to be released in the US is neither a memorable ...

Best-seller books, plays & movies

PLAYS   Alô? Madame!… — It all starts when two friends get a phone ...

Paulo Coelho’s disappointing Valkyries

Magus-writer Paulo Coelho, despite his international best-selling author status, was never considered a talented, ...

This is Osman Lins

With two more of his inventive books now available in English, the late Brazilian ...

Barăo de Itararé’s poison pen

Brazil is celebrating the centenary of birth of Aparício Torelly who is better known ...

A tribute to Tom Jobim

I walked down 56th Street and turned left. Carnegie Hall was majestic with flags ...