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Translating Hannah (Traduzindo Hannah)

LITERARY FICTION In 1936, Max Kutner is a Polish Jew who works as a shoe repair man in Rio de Janeiro. Fluent in Yiddish, Max is called upon by the Political Police to act as a postal censor, translating the correspon- dence of other Jews into Portuguese, as the dictatorial Brazilian government suspects a communist […]

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Heaven’s Door (La porte du ciel)

LITERARY FICTION Under the Louisiana sun, two young girls grow up, one in the shadow of the other. Eleanor and Eve will live different lives. One of them is white, the other black. It is the Civil War and the country is torn apart. Someone builds an impossible church in the middle of a marsh. […]

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