Idra Novey on literature, translation & Brazil: 12th July

Author of Ways to Disappear — an exquisitely imagined, compulsively readable literary thriller set in Rio — joins nonfiction writer Alex Bellos (author of the acclaimed Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life) in conversation at Daunt Books Marylebone on 12th July. Book your tickets here.

Ways to Disappear is lush a tightly woven. It charges forward with the momentum of a bullet.’ — New York Times Book Review

Idra Novey was born in Pennsylvania and has since lived in Chile, Brazil, and New York. Her poetry and fiction have been translated into eight languages and she’s written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and The Paris Review. Her most recent work of translation is Clarice Lispector’s novel The Passion According to G.H. In 2011, her poetry collection Exit, Civilian was selected for the National Poetry Series. Ways to Disappear is her first novel.