July numbers of Livraria Lello make this a great exporter of Portuguese culture
The historic street shop becomes an example of exporting Portuguese culture - and not only - nationally and internationally. Livraria Lello has reached to a historical numbers of visitors and sold books.
The Man Booker prize shortlist is already known
To celebrate 50 years of existence, Britain's biggest literary award has just released the 13 finalists of the 2018 edition. As a milestone of this five decades of existence, Michael Ondaatje's book "The English Patient" (1992) was also awarded with the Golden Man Booker.
Happy birthday, Harry Potter!
The most famous wizard in the world is to turning 38. Harry Potter celebrates on this July 31, the same date as he's creator JK Rolling.
Livraria Lello celebrates Grandparents Day
Livraria Lello wants to celebrate the Grandparents Day. On July 26 there are featured children's stories and a fado concert at "Vozes Vivas" for kids and adults.
The July of Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen
Livraria Lello dedicates the month of July to one of the greatest poets of the Portuguese language. Sophia de Mello Breyner was one of the most important Portuguese writers of the 20th century, being the first woman to receive the Camões Prize in 1999.
The new "Wrapping Skin" of Livraria Lello is autographed by Rute Rosas
Rute Rosas is returning to Livraria Lello for another signing session on his "Wrapping Skin". The artist from Porto marks the meeting point with the historic bookshop on July 8, between 15:30 and 17:30.
After two triumphant months, Miró stays on Livraria Lello until the end of Summer
Exhibition "Artistic Forms - Illustrated Books of Joan Miró" extended for another three months, until September 30, 2018.
Livraria Lello celebrates american culture on this Fourth of July
From Edgar Allan Poe to Prince, from Bob Dylan to Stephen King, there are many authors that the United States of America has already exported. Livraria Lello emphasizes these important figures of American culture on their big day, The Independence Day.
Livraria Lello opens the doors to Adriana Calcanhotto for another one spoken concert
On June 29, at 9.30 pm, Adriana Calcanhotto will give a spoken concert, where she will sing her stories, poems and stories, be they talking about love; or lack thereof.
Livraria Lello welcomes summer with UK featured
Books, music and readings are ready for the celebration of the Day of the United Kingdom in the city of Porto. With the presence of the British Ambassador to the United Kingdom in Portugal, Livraria Lello presents, from 17:30, readings of excerpts from the work of J.K. Rowling by the voices of British Council students. The readings were attended by Mrs. British Ambassador to the United Kingdom in Portugal, Ms. Kirsty Hayes.
From Portugal to Italy: There are "Words against the Flames" that devastated the two countries in the summer of 2017
Livraria Lello welcomes solidarity initiative that unites Portugal and Italy on June 16, Saturday, at 15:30. Rui Spranger is the voice chosen by Livraria Lello to join the dozens of initiatives spread by the two European countries seriously affected by the fires of 2017.
Between "The Arms and the Barons" of Livraria Lello, Camões exult Portugal and the Portuguese Language
Luís Vaz de Camões will be the biggest celebration of the next Day of Portugal. On June 10, there is also Portuguese literature featured in the Livraria Lello and the flesh and blood presence of Camões and Fernando Pessoa.
"Eu sou, eu sei" in the Magic Tale of June
Livraria Lello goes back to the imagination of the youngest on two Sundays of a new month. On June 10th and 17th, Ana Pessoa's book "Eu sei, eu sou" (Planeta Tangerina) is read between 11:30 and 12:30 in the new space of the most beautiful bookshop in the world.
Livraria Lello makes the bridge with Italy on a new bookshop event
To celebrate the most important date of the Italian Republic, Livraria Lello wants to highlight a little of its culture on this June 2nd. From 10:00 there is music and poetry in the most beautiful bookstore in the world.
100.000 people have already seen and read Miró in Livraria Lello
Since 28 April 2018 it is possible to discover rare works by Joan Miró on the top floor of the Livraria Lello. These illustrated books are part of the documentary collection of the author's family and will be shown in the Livraria Lello until June 30.
Livraria Lello open a new children's place in their world day
The world of fantasy is coming to the Livraria Lello, the bookstore for all readers, even of those who are just now beginning to gather the letters and realize that behind them are words full of mystery and revelations.
Rita Ferro has new novel on the Livraria Lello agenda
Writer Rita Ferro has a new novel in the Livraria's Lello release schedule. "A Lover in Porto" is scheduled to launch on May 24, Thursday, at 6:00 pm, in the cave of Livraria Lello.
Rute Rosas shows "Wrapping Skin" in the shop windows of the Livraria Lello
Rute Rosas is the artist invited by Livraria Lello to embrace a new season of its shop windows. "Pele de Embrulho" is an installation that will be evident in this historic space until June 30, 2018.
Rentes de Carvalho is the "author of the month" of Livraria Lello
The "Bookshop of Author" called Livraria Lello devotes the month of May to a national author of international relief. This time it is José Rentes de Carvalho who will orchestrate the highlights of the most beautiful bookstore in the world and has a talk marked with Francisco José Viegas at the Livraria Lello on May 22, Tuesday at 18:00.
"Do not Read This on a Plane" shot at Livraria Lello
For the second time in its history Livraria Lello opened the doors to a cinematographic production. After shooting the comedy of Jô Soares "The Xango of Baker Street" behold the Bookshop serves as the backdrop for another international film.
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