Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Thursday, 11 November 2010

Bliss, Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield is known, here in Brazil, as the writer who first inspired Clarice Lispector. Here is one of her best stories: Bliss. And here it is its podcast.

Monday, 19 April 2010

iPhone app: short stories!

I have just read this very interesting article on a new iPhone app that has been hailed as the renaissance of a neglected literary form.

Saturday, 27 March 2010

The Three Princes of Serendipity

I was looking for a short story to post here and then I found something else. Following the spirit of serendipity, I looked for the Three Princes of Serendip, a tale from which the word serendipity itself was created.

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Front Row: The American Authors Collection

This is such a treat: BCC Radio 4 - Front Row series. Lots of interviews with great American authors, including the great Don De Lillo and Edward Albee. Unmissable!

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Chimamanda Adichie and the danger of a single story

I have just watched this talk by the Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie, and thought it was worth showing it. Thanks to the writer Adriana Lisboa for sharing this powerful lecture.

You can read a story by Chimamanda Adichie here.