Read Your World – 5 Must-Read Brazilian Novels

For this week’s edition of Read Your World, we will be traveling from Jamaica to Brazil, a country with a long and colorful history and an exciting literary scene. Brazil is interesting because it’s one of the more ethnically diverse countries in South America, and this diversity is reflected in its literature.

Currently, the country is suffering from a serious economic recession, is mired in corruption scandals and anti-government protests, so traveling to Brazil may not be ideal. But if you still find yourself planning a trip there this year, be sure to read the proper travel books and keep up with current events, but most importantly read the proper literature.

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Read Your World – 5 Must-Read Jamaican Authors

Welcome to the third week of Read Your World. This week I will be highlight 5 of Jamaica’s most talented contemporary writers and artists.

Jamaica has had a profound influence over Caribbean culture despite its small population size of 2.7 million. Its literary influence is especially impressive, with today’s writers, poets, and performing artists lending their voice and legitimizing Jamaica’s cultural significance.

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