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The Book of Rio

  • International Anthony Burgess Foundation 3 Cambridge St Manchester, M1 United Kingdom (map)

Legendary Brazilian author, João Gilberto Noll, is touring the UK and Comma are thrilled to be hosting him in our hometown of Manchester. Join us on Thursday 25th September at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation as João reads his contribution to Comma Press’s new anthology of short stories about Rio de Janeiro and discusses Brazilian literature with Editor of The Book of Rio, Katie Slade.

João is the author of 19 books and the winner of many literary prizes, including the prestigious Sao Paolo Prize
for Literature, 2009.

This is a rare opportunity for fans of Brazilian literature and culture. Don't miss out.

Starts at 7pm. Free entry- no need to book. Facebook Event Page

Other available dates on João's tour:
Brazilian Embassy, London, Wednesday 24th September
Small Wonder Festival, Charleston, Saturday 27th September
For info about these dates please email