Ruy Castro

Brazil’s New Literary Encounters

By 03 September, 2014

While Brazilian music, cinema and sport have been making waves outside of the country for some time, Brazilian literature remains largely unread outside the country’s borders, with relatively few works translated for English readers. However, in recent years... Read Article

Ginga: The Soul of Brazilian Football

By 12 May, 2014

Ginga: The Soul of Brazilian Football, produced by Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener) and directed by Marcelo Machado (Tropicalia), Hank Levine and Tocha Alves, is an excellent documentary snapshot on what football means to Brazil.... Read Article