José Saramago

Skylight

By José Saramago - By Margaret Jull Cost (trans.) - Published 2014

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Literary

In 1940s Lisbon, Portugal, tenants of a small apartment building eke out a living amid abusive relationships, financially struggling families and sexual liaisons. ...Read Review

Raised from the Ground

By José Saramago - By Margaret Jull Costa (trans.) - Published 2012

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LiterarySaga

Nobel Prize Laureate José Saramago’s (1922-2010) most autobiographical novel opens with the statement “I was born in a family of landless peasants.” ...Read Review

Manual of Painting and Calligraphy

By Giovanni Pontiero (trans.) - By José Saramago - Published 2012

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Literary

This early novel by Saramago, available in translation in the U.S. for the first time, is the perfect companion publication to Small ...Read Review

Small Memories

By José Saramago - By Margaret Jull Costa (trans.) - Published 2012

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Nonfiction

The title of this delightful book says it all: brief snippets of Saramago’s early life in Portugal, from his earliest memories through ...Read Review

Cain

By José Saramago - By Margaret Jull Costa (trans.) - Published 2011

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Literary

This is the English edition of the last novel by Portuguese Nobel laureate Jose Saramago, who died in 2010. So while the author was ...Read Review

The Elephant’s Journey

By José Saramago - Published 2010

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Literary

It is hard to know which sentiment dominated my reading of this book: sadness at the passing of such a great author, or ...Read Review