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Vladimir Sorokin is the first Russian to participate in the Festa Literária
Master of humour, Millôr Fernandes is the subject of Flip 2014’s homage
Activist and food writer discusses his crusade against industrialised food
From novels to journalism, guests show the strength of Spanish-language culture
Know as the “poet of the revolution”, Al-Bhargouti is celebrated for his political works
A specialist in Brazilian literature, Randal Johnson will launch a new book about the author
Focus will be on Graciliano Ramos’s political positions and his relationship to the Estado Novo
The American author will launch the Brazilian edition of her book Varieties of Disturbance
Bosnian author of The Lazarus Project and The Nowhere Man will be in Paraty in July
The singer and the writer, both awarded by the Casa Fernando Pessoa, are preparing a tribute
Acclaimed for her novel Trumpet, poet and prose writer prepares to attend the 10th Flip
Having won prizes for her four novels, Dulce Maria Cardoso confirms that she is coming to Paraty
Acclaimed young Chilean author comes to Flip to launch Bonsai, his first novel
Sociologist specialising in social and urban development will take part in Flip 2012
Open City, his debut novel, was praised by Wole Soyinka
A writer honoured by the Swedish Academy in 2008 confirms that he will be coming to Paraty
Considered to be the most important living poet writing in modern Arabic, the Syrian-Lebanese writer Adonis, who is based in Paris, will take part in the tenth Flip
Flip 2012 will feature two of the biggest specialists on the bard’s work: Stephen Jay Greenblatt and James Shapiro
Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the American author signs on for Flip 2012
The author of Soldier of Salamis and the Cuban writer confirm their presence in Paraty
The Catalonian author is known for his literary references and for having other writers as characters in his novels
Ian McEwan returns to Paraty for Flip’s tenth anniversary. A book on the history of Flip and a set of DVDs of festival highlights are also planned
Miguel Conde will be in charge of the literary program for the 10th edition of Flip
This free guide allows users to create their own itinerary
Contardo Calligaris and Ignácio Loyola Brandão make up the new roundtable
Meet the restaurants and dishes that will seduce Flip-goers at this year’s Literary Festival
Take a look at the 9th Flip, Flipinha and FlipZona’s programme, and get to know the authors
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The author, who recreated the private world of the American poet and her Brazilian lover, will be at this year’s festival in Paraty.
One of Europe’s foremost writers, Esterházy will be launching his new book at Paraty
Winner of thre 2010 Jabuti award, the journalist’s curriculum includes coverage of some historical world events.
The first woman appointed poet laureate by the Queen of the United Kingdom, the poet and dramatist confirms her presence at the 9th edition of Flip.
Latin-American literature will be represented by two new names, exponents of Colombian literature.
The most provocative author in French literature will be in Paraty
North- American author James Ellroy, a global reference in crime fiction, is confirmed for the 9th Literary Festival of Paraty.
The Italian translator of the work of Fernando Pessoa is the ninth foreign author confirmed for this year’s literary festival.
One of the foremost contemporary Brazilian novelists will be at Paraty
The French filmmaker and journalist Claude Lanzmann achieved worldwide renown for his documentary Shoah: An Oral History of the Holocaust will be at Paraty
Born in Paris in 1957, he is an author, screenwriter, director and graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques.
The Maltese journalist and cartoonist Joe Sacco is the fifth foreign author confirmed for the 9th edition of Flip.
The winner of the José Saramago Prize for Literature will be coming to Paraty for this year’s festival
At the age of 33, and considered one of the major names in the new generation of Argentinean writers, Pola Oloixarac is the fourth foreign author to confirm her presence.
The Argentinean Andrés Neuman (photo) is the first author to confirm his presence at Flip 2011
The 9th edition of the Literary Festival will pay tribute to one of the country’s major exponents of modernism
Between July 6 and 10, Paraty will host the 9th edition of the literary festival
The Authors’ Tent received the “Urban Intervention” prize at the 3rd “O Melhor da Arquitetura” awards
The journalist Manuel da Costa Pinto is the new curator
The encounters that took place during Flip can now be seen online. Have fun!
Liz Calder, the intellectual mentor behind the creation of Flip, had no doubts: “This was the most interesting year so far, with the most varied program”
Flip regret to announce that Lou Reed has cancelled his participation. the songwriter’s office cited “personal reasons”. The new composition of the roundtable event will be announced forthwith
As every year, the Paraty Casa da Cultura offers an alternative program within the wider Flip structure
Tabucchi will be replaced by Ferreira Gullar
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The Peru-born Chilean Isabel Allende will launch her new book at Flip – Island Beneath the Sea
The diplomat Alberto da Costa e Silva, the sociologist Angela Alonso and the writer Reinaldo Moraes have all confirmed their presence at the 8th edition of the International Literary Festival of Paraty
It all began when Benjamin Moser, still a college student, took a course on Brazilian literature on which he read The Hour of the Star
The couple formed by the Brazilian Maria Lúcia Garcia Pallares-Burke and the Englishman Peter Burke has confirmed participation at Flip
The latest guests to come on-board are the North-Americans William Kennedy and Gilbert Shelton
Screened correspondence, nude photos, an award-winning book at the age of 17 and diaries, all of this is part of the universe of the Cuban Wendy Guerra
A symbol of 60s counterculture, Robert Crumb is the tenth author to confirm his presence at this year’s International Literary Festival of Paraty
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Robert Darnton is a Harvard-educated historian with a doctorate in history from Oxford University
Lionel Shriver was born Margaret Ann Shriver in 1957, in North Carolina, USA, and changed her name at the age of 15
he Iranian writer Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran will be at this year’s Festival
Another name is confirmed for this year’s Literary Festival
English author William Boyd and the Israeli Abraham B. Yehoshua have confirmed their presence at Flip 2010
Salman Rushdie is the second name confirmed for Flip 2010
Irish writer Colum McCann is the first writer to confirm his presence at Flip 2010

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