“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 …

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 …

Belo Monte is not just numbers

Last week I published a video in which the author analyzed the issues of the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Power Plant through numbers , contrasting them with the presentation of the video by the group of actors …

Copyists: Silent Heroes of Book History

My youthful interest in history and ancient literature brought up a striking question: “How did all this information reach us, if Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1439?” Thousands of …

How to travel on a train in 1951

I found these rules of coexistence on train journeys and I had to laugh! It wasn’t that long ago, just 60 years. They are from 1951 . Coexistence rules for travel on tourist …