Eliane Brum

Longlist, 2019 National Book Awards

Eliane Brum is a writer, journalist, and documentary filmmaker, and the author of five books of nonfiction and the novel One Two. She has won over forty journalism prizes and honors, is a columnist for El País, and collaborates with The Guardian.
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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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Eliane Brum

Eliane Brum is a writer, journalist, and documentary filmmaker, and the author of five books of nonfiction and the novel One Two. She has won over forty journalism prizes and honors, is a columnist for El País, and collaborates with The Guardian.

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