October 2017

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“‘The Book of Disquiet’ Weirdest Autobiography”

“Pessoa ruminates about pretty much everything, often entering enlightening and sorrowful spaces while battling life’s eternal questions. Recently released by New Directions with a brand new translation, The Book of Disquiet is in its most complete form ever.” Read more here!

Hugo F Dos Santos and Jose Luis Peixoto in Paris Review!

Many Disquieters may remember this poem, a Paris Review staff pick!

“This week what I’m picking is translation, all of it, in general, but also this poem by José Luis Peixoto from A Child in Ruins, translated by Hugo dos Santos. At KGB bar, dos Santos read it first in the original Portuguese, then in English:”