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The Book of Disquiet with Richard Zenith

Ep. 16

Fernando Pessoa in Lisbon. The translator and biographer Richard Zenith meets Henry in Lisbon to sift the fragments of Fernando Pessoa’s extraordinary ‘non-book’, The Book of Disquiet. They visit the cafes where Pessoa liked to drink, they meet Clara Riso, director of the Casa Fernando Pessoa, and they walk from the hills of Lisbon to the edge of the River Tagus.

 

2022 is the 40th anniversary of the first, posthumous publication of The Book of Disquiet.

 

The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa, trans. Richard Zenith (Penguin Modern Classics edition)

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/57066/the-book-of-disquiet-by-fernando-pessoatransrichard-zenith/9780241200131

https://apple.co/3SjNQRq

 

The Book of Disquiet, trans. Richard Zenith, read by Adam Sims (Naxos Audiobook)

https://naxosaudiobooks.com/book-of-disquiet-the-unabridged/

https://apple.co/3dIY9iY

 

Pessoa’s poems, A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe, trans. Richard Zenith (Penguin Classics edition)

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/62448/a-little-larger-than-the-entire-universe-by-fernando-pessoa-trans-richard-zenith/9780143039556

 

Fernando & Co.: Selected Poems, trans. Richard Zenith

https://groveatlantic.com/book/fernando-pessoa-co/

 

Pessoa: An Experimental Life by Richard Zenith

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/445182/pessoa-by-zenith-richard/9780141998299

https://apple.co/3raTI3F

 

Casa Fernando Pessoa

https://www.casafernandopessoa.pt/en/cfp

 

Café a Brasileira

https://www.abrasileira.pt/?lang=en

 

Café Martinho da Arcada

https://martinhodaarcada.pt/

 

Livraria Bertrand, the oldest bookshop in the world

https://www.bertrand.pt/livrarias/livraria-bertrand-chiado/900

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