August marked a month of plentiful reviews across many magazines and journals. Find your next great read below, and see which books everyone's talking about! Discover America's favorite gourmet doughnut shops in an interview with Paul Mullins, author of Glazed America: A History of the Doughnut, in "Foodie Friday: The Rise and Rise of the Gourmet Doughnut" on the Berkshire Hathaway … Continue reading August Review Roundup: Donuts, Dance, and Disaster!
Now available! Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime by Nina Schneider Most people expect the propaganda of authoritarian regimes to be openly political, praising military figures and openly supporting state repression. Yet the official campaigns of Brazil’s military dictatorship (1964-1985) were different. Aesthetically appealing and apolitical, they aimed to “enlighten” and “civilize.” In this book, Nina … Continue reading Brazilian Propaganda
Crônicas Brasileiras: A Reader, Third Edition Edited by Charles A. Perrone, Dário Borim Jr., and Célia R. Bianconi Learning to speak Portuguese? This delightful collection of crônicas—“urban chronicles,” short writings about everyday life—will help you develop your reading, speaking, and writing knowledge of Portuguese as it is actually used in present-day Brazil. Teachers: With a … Continue reading Crônicas Brasileiras