Articles Tagged “Brazil ”

Dinner’s at Midnight in Buenos Aires

by Caroline Shin, June 5, 2008

A city girl at heart, Caroline Shin left New York City, the glam apple of her eye, for Buenos Aires, the party haunt of South America. Eight months later, she's still indulging in the porteño night life that ignores the onset of daylight, and a cuisine that is known for the prime succulence of its…...read more »

Jabuti Prize for Tezza’s “Eternal Son”

by The Editors, September 30, 2008

WWB author Cristovão Tezza has won the prestigious Jabuti Prize for his book The Eternal Son. You can read an excerpt from the book in our September issue, over here Our heartiest congratulations to him!

The City and the Writer: In Portland with Flávia Rocha

by Nathalie Handal, September 29, 2011

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If each city is like a game of chess, the day when I have learned the rules, I shall finally possess my empire, even if I shall never succeed in knowing all the cities it contains.                                                                      …...read more »

Where the Sidewalk Bends: Carnaval Edition

by Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren, March 19, 2014

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At the Carnaval blocos (street parties) in Rio last week—rising above the sea of fluorescent wigs, animal ears, and sequined fedoras—I saw the same three signs reappear: Não Vai Ter Copa (There Won’t Be A World Cup), Tá Tudo Caro (Everything’s Expensive), and,…...read more »

Where the Sidewalk Bends: Interview with Pacha Urbano

by Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren, April 4, 2014

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Brazilian writer, illustrator, and screenwriter Pacha Urbano describes his brain as “an ideas factory that never stops.” His genre-defying projects include the aphoristic book Livro Ao Acaso (Book of Serendipity), the comic strip Filho do Freud (Freud’s Son), a compilation of that series…...read more »

Where the Sidewalk Bends: Interview with Luciana Hidalgo

by Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren, April 17, 2014

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It should come as no surprise that walking and yoga—one of which propels her outside, letting her feet and thoughts wander her current city, the other which forces her to slow down, turn inward, and put her “constant circulation of ideas” on hold—are of equal importance to Luciana…...read more »