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Lisbon Book Fair – 84ª Feira do Livro de Lisboa – 23 May – 10 June 2014
A feira do livro de Lisboa é um evento que acontece desde 1930 e fica no Parque Eduardo VII, que fica atrás da Praça Marquês de Pombal.

Paraty International Book Festival: Start Date: 30 July – 3 August 2014
With the presence of such world-renowned authors as Julian Barnes, Don DeLillo, Eric Hobsbawm and Hanif Kureishi, the first International Literary Festival of Paraty, held in 2003, put Brazil firmly on the map of international literary festivals. Over the course of subsequent editions, Flip rose to prominence as one of the main events of its type worldwide, characterized not only by the calibre of its guest authors, but also by the enthusiasm of the public and the hospitality of its host town. Throughout its five-day duration Flip holds some 200 events, including debates, shows, exhibitions, workshops, film screenings and school presentations, among other activities across the Flip spectrum, which, in addition to the main programme, also includes Casa da Culture, FlipZone and Flipinha.

Edinburgh International Book Festival: 9-25 August 2014

Obituaries – Obituários - Falecimentos
Domingos Paschoal Cegalla (1920-09.02.2013). Brazilian philologist and writer.
Robert Edwards (1926-10.02.2013). British physiologist and Nobel prize winner who developed in vitro fertilization techniques.
Óscar Lopes (1917-22.03.2013). Portuguese writer and literary critic. Margaret Thatcher (1925-08.04.2013).
Anne Smedinghoff (1988-06.04.2013). American diplomat, died in North Afeghanistan
Mary Thom (1945-26.04.2012). Writer and editor of Ms. Magazine.
Saulo Ramos ((1929-28.04.2013). Brazilian lawyer, writer and politician. Paulo Vanzolini (1924-26.05.2013). Brazilian zoologist and composer. Roberto Civita (1936-26.05.2013). Italian-born Brazilian magazine publisher.
Oscar Castro-Neves (15.04.1940 – 27.09.2013). Brazilian guitarist, arranger, and composer who is considered a founding figure in Bossa Nova. Alvaro Mutis (8.25.1923 – 9.22. 2013).
Nelson Mandela (18.07.1918 – 5.12. 2013). South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999

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