Serão Poetico - This is the title recently CD release by Gloria de Melo dedicated entirely to poems. An enjoyable combination of poems in Portuguese plus one song. Gloria is also the author of the book in Portuguese "A Minha Mão Esquerda" or My Left Hand.

Bom Dia - A new book  just recently released by Spinner Publications tittled "Bom Dia". This book may have the answers to the many teachers who dedicate their time to education, specifically Portuguese language to English speaking students. The complete set includes, the text book, workbook & tape manual (lab book), audio CDs for Lab Book, Test & Quizzes and a transparency three ring binder.
The book is colorful and contain numerous illustrations to help the student. For information call Spinner Publications at 800 292 6062 or fax 508 994 6925. You may also visit their web site at www.spinnerpub.com.

Pequenas Historias de Gente Grande by José Mario Coelho of Toronto.
It is a book in Portuguese presenting a summary of small stories of Portuguese Immigrants since their arrival in 1953. It presents in a very humane feeling of the life beginnings of the Portuguese immigrant who initiated a trip that change and affected the life of generations to come. The trip in the early 1950's from Lisbon to Halifax, Canada and eventually arriving in Toronto, became a monument to modern pioneers of the Portuguese people. The stories' details of many touch everyone's heart. It is available at the Portuguese Book Store in Toronto. For further information, contact the Foundation.
An English translation is being planned, meanwhile availability and price of the Portuguese edition will be given in the very near future.
My World is not of This Kingdom
is the title of the new book just recently released by Aliform Publishing. The author João de Melo has written 20 books-novels, short story collections, essays and travel books. This book has won a number of prizes in his home land. For further information you may contact Aliform editor@aliformgroup.com or visit their web site at: www.aliformgroup.com. According to Katherine Vaz; this is a boiling, shocking story... The original "O meu Mundo não é deste Reino" has been published in Portugal and translated to English by Gregory Rabassa.
Lançamento do livro Os Fusíadas - II Volume
Da autoria de Alfredo Ponte, versando uma parte da história da cidade de Ribeira Grande, com prefácio de Onésimo de Almeida e prólogo de Ferreira Moreno, com edição da Casa dos Açores da Nova Inglaterra e subsidiado pelo Convívio Ribeiragrandense, terá a sua cerimónia do lançamento no próximo dia 8 de Outubro, na sede da CANI na 151 South Main Street, 2º. Andar cidade de Fall River, pelas 7:30 horas da noite. Será orador o Professor Onésimo de Almeida . No final haverá uma sessão de autógrafos e venda deste segundo volume que consta de uma série de três, fruto de uma aturada investigação histórica da autoria do já consagrado historiador autodidacta Alfredo Ponte. Os amantes da história da sua terra, particularmente os do concelho de Ribeira Grande, têm a oportunidade de enriquecer a sua biblioteca ou de garantir uma oferta de valor a um dos seus filhos que naturalmente gostam de saber das suas raízes.
Unknown Seas, How Vasco da Gama opened the East by Ronald Witkins. This very researched book contains details unknow till know about this great Portuguese Explorer and all the history prior to the great discovery of the seaway to India. It also presents many important Portuguese History facts. A must for all History students. It is being published by John Murray in London, England and soon and it is available on www.amazon.com.

1421, The Year China discovered America. by Gavin Menzies, from England. This book centers around the fact that the Chinese in a very short period was able to discover the entire world by using a great fleet that was later destroyed. The book provides a pereanial controversy of who discovered America. It has been contested by a number of authors.

 Unmasking Columbus   - 13 Years of Research in 7 Different Countries is Yielding a Book Full of Astonishing New Discoveries Related to the Life of Don Cristoval Colon (Christopher Columbus).

The African Wars - A new book is out re: the Portuguese war in Africa and its aftermath among Veteran immigrants in the United States of America. Its title is:  DAS GUERRAS AFRICANAS A DIASPORA AMERICANA, and was penned by  two educators Adalino Cabral and Eduardo Mayone Dias. It is a book of interviews with combat veterans whose voices have not come to light until now. They are voices of men filled with emotion, traumatic experiences, and concerns which have been imprisoned in ther chest for so many years. The book is written totally in Portuguese and was published by Peregrinacao Publications, Inc. in East Providence, Rhode Island, USA. For more information, simply contact the editor, Jose Batista Brites at the following addresses: PEREGRINACAO PUBLICATIONS, INC.; 36 Brayton Ave.
Rumford, RI 02916 - USA jbbrites@eudoramail.com
DAS GUERRAS AFRICANAS À DIASPORA AMERICANA
Existe uma nova publicação acerca das guerras portuguesas em África e suas consequências sofridas por ex-combatentes radicados nos Estados Unidos da América do Norte. Tem por título: DAS  GUERRAS AFRICANAS À DIASPORA AMERICANA, da autoria de dois professores,  Adalino Cabral e Eduardo Mayone Dias. É uma obra com entrevistas cujas vozes nunca se tinham permitido aquele desabafo tão necessario. São vozes de homens cheios de emoções, de traumas, de preocupações presas no peito por tantos anos, que só agora  viram a luz. O livro está escrito totalmente em português e foi publicado pela editora Peregrinação Publications, Inc. de East Providence, Rhode Island, EUA . Para mais informações, basta contactar com o editor, José Batista Brites através dos seguintes endereços: PEREGRINACAO PUBLICATIONS, INC. 36 Brayton Ave. Rumford, RI 02916 - USA jbbrites@eudoramail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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