April 2012

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I like debates ever since I can remember. Better still, I like at least trying to understand the reason for a debate. And I remember vividly the debate sparkled in 1988 by the release of ‘The Satanic Verses’. I was… Read More »

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Catarina Filipe – Os Versículos Satânicos (The Satanic Verses) / Salman Rushdie

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To choose the book of our lives is nearly impossible but being challenged to do it, I immediately thought of Noites Brancas, by Dostoievski. Not for the book in itself, but by the circumstances in which I read it. The book… Read More »

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Isabel Garcia Pereira – Noites Brancas (White Nights) / Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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India doesn’t exert a special fascination on me. Much less its cliché images that in 2001 populated my imagination about the country. Maybe that’s why the book End Time City has represented for me a revelation even more special. This… Read More »

Michael Ackerman

Michael Ackerman Biography of Michael Ackerman on the site of Agence VU

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Magda Fernandes – End Time City / Michael Ackerman

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I’m portuguese. Academic trained as a literary. And an historian of the instant because its my personal flaw and because i follow my own words as i write them. Picturing society of today in a book may seem common. But… Read More »