From horror to the mysteries of the mind: 7 literary releases to devour – Revista Galileu

+ From horror to mysteries of the mind: 7 literary releases to devour (Photo: Jaredd Craig/Unsplash) In May, books on secrets of the mind, biographies and suspense novels dominated bookstore launches. Fans of horror narratives won an illustrated edition of the classic Carmillaby the Irish Sheridan Le Fanu, and who is obsessed with the miniseries … Read more

61% of Portuguese have not read any book in 2020

The Portuguese Cultural Practices Survey, carried out by the Institute of Social Sciences with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, shows how these practices are related to age, academic level and income. 90% of people watch TV but only 28% go to museums and only 6% go to classical music concerts In 2020, 61% of Portuguese people … Read more

61% of Portuguese have not read any book in 2020

The Portuguese Cultural Practices Survey, carried out by the Institute of Social Sciences with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, shows how these practices are related to age, academic level and income. 90% of people watch TV but only 28% go to museums and only 6% go to classical music concerts In 2020, 61% of Portuguese people … Read more

Pedro Bandeira, the architect-photographer with “the world on his back” | Books

It starts with a PÚBLICO news in 2001 announcing a NASA project to create the X-43, “a hypersonic plane powered by oxygen”, and ends at the end of 2021 with a clipping from the same newspaper advancing an estimate from the WEEE Forum to predict the worldwide accumulation of “57.4 million tons of waste electrical … Read more

The pandemic gave new perception to Saramago’s work and the centenary wants to find it

The evocation of José Saramago’s centenary is already underway, but the passing of another anniversary of his death, on June 18, 2010, led to the publication of two works that capture much of his thought. One is new, Quotes and Thoughtsand the second is the reprint of In Your Words. As for the program of … Read more

“Bando das Cavernas” went to Lourinhã | Books

It is already the 37th title of the collection The Band of Caves. This time, Professor Couves discovers a hidden mountain and shows it to his students, revealing: “They say that Mount Everest is the highest in the world! – Wow! – exclaimed the group, astonished. – But it is not! – continued the Professor, … Read more

Language virus contaminates Lourinhã for ten years | West Book Festival

Two years ago, it didn’t happen; last year it was from a distance; now, it has returned to the face-to-face format: “In flesh and soul”, said José Tomé, councilor for Culture and Education of the Lourinhã Chamber, at the opening of the 10th edition of the Festival Livros a Oeste. “Because nothing replaces socializing this … Read more

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: 5 books to meet the author (and be enchanted!) – Casa Vogue

+ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: 5 books to meet the author (Photo: Reproduction) Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born on the 15th of September 1977, in Enugu, Nigeria. At nineteen, she moved to the United States, where she studied communication and political science. Currently, she is one of the main voices in literature when addressing current issues … Read more