Brazilian Writer Machado de Assis

19th c. Brazilian writer Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis was “the greatest author ever produced in Latin America,” according to Susan Sontag. He’s being honored at "Machado 21: A Centennial Celebration," held September 15th - 19th in Manhattan and New Haven. Leonard talks to translator Gregory Rabassa and former Brazilian Minister of Culture Sergio Rouanet.


Film Screenings: The Machadian Movies of Nelson Pereira dos Santos
Film Society of Lincoln Center/Walter Reade Theater
Thursday, September 18th, 2:30 pm and 7:15 pm

Machado in Portuguese
September 19, 2 to 6:00 pm
Centro Cultural Brazil in New York
240 E 52nd St., between 2nd and 3rd Aves
More info at 212-371-1556 or