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Jose Saramago

Love as It Once Was Lived

Robert Hoch | Posted 12.27.2014 | Home
Robert Hoch

I couldn't sleep the other night. Went downstairs with a book that I wasn't enjoying, or at least a book I was experiencing in a different way, not an ordinary way.

Week in Film: Bad Words, Need for Speed and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jason Bateman makes his directing debut with Bad Words, the rudest comedy about an adult dealing with kids since Bad Santa.

Why José Saramago Was Right

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

José Saramago, one of Portugal's best writers ever, and the only one who has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1998, anticipated in an in...

The Victorian Roots Of Lady Sex Toys

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 07.17.2012 | Miami

The accidental invention of a woman's pocket-sized best friend is portrayed in "Hysteria," screening at Miami-Dade College's Tower Theater. Using the ...

PHOTOS: Traveling Through Jose Saramago's Portugal

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 03.23.2012 | Travel
Olivia Katrandjian

Heavy medieval silence drapes over a Portuguese village built in the 15th century on the banks of the River Duoro.

José and Pilar: A Love Story

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home
Olivia Katrandjian

The late Saramago did not reach his success alone. As the saying goes, behind every great man there is a great woman, and for Saramago, del Rio was -- and continues to be -- that woman.

Picking Favorites: Books That Make Me Sigh With Satisfaction

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 09.05.2011 | Home
Nina Sankovitch

A great book happens when I pick up a book and can't put it down again; when I cannot suppress the sighs upon finishing it; when I cannot wait to tell everyone I know: read this book! But how to pick a favorite?

Review of José Saramago's Small Memories

Michael Roth | Posted 09.03.2011 | Home
Michael Roth

Small Memories is an expression of José Saramago's fidelity to his roots in poverty -- a small but nourishing last gift from a great writer.

Our Vargas Llosa who art in Nobel...

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Today's guest post is from Cuban writer, photographer and blogger, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo. Our Vargas Llosa who art in Nobel... by Orlando Luis Pard...

Slate: What The College-Bound Really Need To Read

Slate Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Injustice and undesirable furniture aren't so great for the beach. So we thought we'd offer incoming freshmen an alternative list, one better suited t...

Anis Shivani: The Most Anticipated Books For The Rest Of 2010

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anis Shivani

From important new fiction by Jonathan Franzen and Yiyun Li to penetrating critiques of the current political situation by Matt Taibbi and Chris Hedges, there is a lot to look forward to from publishers at all levels for the rest of the summer and the fall.

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Snoozed on book reviews this weekend? We've got you covered. "The Notebook," Jose Saramago The Los Angeles Times What makes this exceptional is tha...

Five Reasons To Join A Book Club

Delia Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Delia Lloyd

As a reformed book club snob, let me offer five reasons that I think it's a good idea to join a book club.

12 Months of Great Reads

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kenneth C. Davis

Here are my twelve: Each book celebrates the birth month of an author, a holiday or some other event connected to that month.