Diane Grosklaus Whitty

Longlist, 2019 National Book Awards

Diane Grosklaus Whitty ’s major book translations include Activist Biology by Regina Horta Duarte, The Sanitation of Brazil by Gilberto Hochman, The Devil in the Land of the Holy Cross by Laura de Mello e Souza, and Our Immoral Soul by Nilton Bonder.
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The Collector of Leftover Souls: Field Notes on Brazil’s Everyday Insurrections

ISBN 9781644450055 Graywolf Press /

In The Collector of Leftover Souls, award-winning journalist Eliane Brum chronicles the lives of everyday Brazilians. She visits the Amazon to understand the practice of indigenous midwives, stays in São Paulo’s favelas to witness the tragedy of young men dying due to guns and drugs, and wades through the mud to capture the boom and bust of modern-day gold rushers. More about this book >

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Diane Grosklaus Whitty

Diane Grosklaus Whitty’s major book translations include Activist Biology by Regina Horta Duarte, The Sanitation of Brazil by Gilberto Hochman, The Devil in the Land of the Holy Cross by Laura de Mello e Souza, and Our Immoral Soul by Nilton Bonder. Her work has appeared in Harper’sGlossaliaLitroManoaThe GuardianThe LancetHistory TodayAmerican Journal of Public Health, and elsewhere. She spent 23 years in Brazil and now lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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