“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!
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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:”
Disquiet ’17 Faculty Jensen Beach received the Vermont Book Award for his collection of stories, SWALLOWED BY THE COLD. Congratulations, Jensen!!
Check out Disquiet’s Scott Laughlin’s story “The Hat” in The Common!