The Adventure of the Impotent

  It’s a blessing to be a brooch. And I’m very comfortable defending that maxim, as my erection power has proven perfect for years. Then, little by little, I started to suck …

“The Invention of Morel”, by Adolfo Bioy Casares

“ A Invenção de Morel ” is a book by the Argentine author Adolfo Bioy Casares and is dedicated to his great friend and writer Jorge Luís Borges, who contributed a prologue that deserves special attention. Published …

Free Book: Diary of a Nobody

I would like to present to you the “Diário de um Zé Nobody”, another book of mine that is freely available for download on my blog and in several internet tools. “A …

13 free book sites

This is a list of free online book sites in Portuguese that I have come across lately. I tried to list only those that point to books in public domain , whose copyrights are no longer in …

Book download: 2,000 works

That website, owned by the Brazilian Federal Government, only provides several books that are already copyrighted, according to Brazilian law. Little by little, I’m passing the books to Livros e Affines. …

Engenho becomes a library in Bititinga, Alagoas

The Bititinga Reading and Arts Engenho is a project created by journalist Vanessa Omena, to encourage reading, art and entrepreneurship in rural areas through recreational activities and lectures involving children, teenagers, young …

Libraries, Donations, Trash and Liability

The debate over responsibility for the quality of donations to community libraries continues. This time, Daniele Carneiro, who started the conversation, gives his opinion again. To fully understand, read Community Library is …

Tales from Real Life

Who can’t resist a well-told story? At least this is what the project bet True Stories Told Live ( Stories actual counted live) in England. The project started in New York and is …