Brazilian literature manages to encapsulate the Portuguese language with a Brazilian flair and local themes. Even for those reading the translated versions, these authors will captivate you with their earnest characters and courageous narratives.
As Brazilian literature encompasses so many masterful authors, we’ve made an effort not to repeat works from the same writer. However, we made one exception with Machado de Assis—the most influential author in Brazilian literature sees two of his works enter this list.
Book lovers, get your pen and paper at the ready, because you’re going to want to take notes.