The Collector of Leftover Souls
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Eliane Brum
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11 - Publisher:

From Brazil's answer to Svetlana Alexeivich: a powerful glimpse into the lives of ordinary Brazilians.
The Collector of Leftover Souls
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Eliane Brum
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-15 - Publisher: Graywolf Press

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Translated Literature Urgent investigative essays covering a wide range of humanity in Brazil, from the Amazon to the favelas Eliane Brum is a star journalist in Brazil, known for her polyphonic writing that gives voice to people often underrepresented in popular literature. Brum’s
A Trillion Trees
Language: en
Authors: Fred Pearce
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-05 - Publisher: Granta Books

Trees keep our planet cool and breathable. They make the rain and sustain biodiversity. They are essential for nature and for us. And yet, we are cutting and burning them at such a rate that many forests are fast approaching tipping points beyond which they will simply shrivel and die.
Contesting Hydropower in the Brazilian Amazon
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Ed Atkins
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-15 - Publisher: Routledge

In Contesting Hydropower in the Brazilian Amazon, Ed Atkins focuses on how local, national, and international civil society groups have resisted the Belo Monte and São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric projects in Brazil. In doing so, Atkins explores how contemporary opposition to hydropower projects demonstrate a form of ‘contested sustainability’
The Roots of Fake News
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Brian Winston, Matthew Winston
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Routledge

The Roots of Fake News argues that ‘fake news’ is not a problem caused by the power of the internet, or by the failure of good journalism to assert itself. Rather, it is within the news’s ideological foundations – professionalism, neutrality, and most especially objectivity – that the true roots