LITERATURE: The Search for Belonging


Brazilian poet and novelist Adriana Lisboa writes about exiles, immigrants, refugees — people whose past and future tense are in different languages.

Adriana Lisboa explores the lives of people in transit; her novels unfold in settings ranging from Rio de Janeiro to Japan, Colorado to the Amazon. At the same time, the Brazilian author’s narratives address universal themes, such as home, family, love, and the relationship between people and their surroundings.

Krista Brune
Publication date: 
January 14, 2014
Publication type: 
Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies Article