Boston Globe Best Books of 2018
"This short but profoundly moving novel by the young Brazilian writer is one of the finest explorations of love you will find anywhere this year."--John Freeman, The Boston Globe
After a falling out, Cora and Julia reunite for a long-planned road trip through Brazil. As they drive from town to town, the complications of their friendship resurface. By the end of the trip, they must decide what the future holds, in a queer, coming-of-age debut novel that has been celebrated in Brazil.
About the Author
Beth Fowler has been a freelance translator since 2009, working from Portuguese and Spanish to English, and has a degree in Hispanic Studies from the University of Glasgow. After winning the Harvill Secker Young Translators' Prize in 2010, she began to move her focus from commercial to literary translation. Her published translations include Open Door by Iosi Havilio (2011, And Other Stories Publishing), Paradises by Iosi Havilio (2013, And Other Stories Publishing) and Ten Women by Marcela Serrano (2013, Amazon Crossing). She lives near Glasgow, Scotland, with her husband and two children.