Brazilian Books You Need on Your Bookshelf

Article about best-selling Brazilian books, best-selling Brazilian writers, and best-selling foreign books in Brazil

Welcome to this blog post where I’ll share with you some of the all-time best-selling Brazilian books, including classics of Brazilian literature. Whether you’re a literature enthusiast or just looking for your next great read, you’re in the right place! Here you’ll also discover some of the top international authors whose books have sold like […]

Machado de Assis: a 19th Century Brazilian Writer Ahead of His Time

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One of these days a friend of mine posted something interesting on Facebook: a Woody Allen’s article where he picks his top five books and, among them, a renowned Brazilian writer. The novel Allen picked as one of his favorites was “Memórias Póstumas de Brás Cubas”, by Machado de Assis. The title literally translates as: The Posthumous Memories of Brás Cubas, and it is also known in English as Epitaph for a Small Winner (1881)