Happy New Year From AMB


Happy New Year!

I’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who visited AMISSINBOOK in 2010, and for sharing the link with your friends and colleagues. Nine months ago the project began with a simple notion: a very important book is missing, and in less than one year’s time, João Guimarães Rosa’s name has appeared on the computer screens of more than 3,000 visitors from around the world (click on READ MORE below to see a list of cities & countries), and a new translation of his seminal work, Grande Sertão: Veredas, (a missing book in the English language) is rumored to be in the planning stages.

I cannot express how excited I am by the progress we’ve made thus far and how eagerly I look forward to 2011.

I already have some great new features in the works, which include collaborations with new artists working in new mediums; new and emerging scholars and translators; and, of course, more from the contributors previously featured on AMB whom we’ve all come to appreciate and respect for their willingness to share.

I would like to especially thank the following individuals for their continual and dedicated support of AMISSINGBOOK:

Amália Dos Santos, University of São Paulo
Ilana Gorban & Simon Rice, flamingofeather Physical Theater
Professor Earl Fitz, Vanderbilt University
Professor James Krause, Brigham Young University
Professor David Treece, King’s College London
Professor Luiz Valente, Brown University
Professor Sandra Guardini Vasconcelos, University of São Paulo
Professor Daniel Werneck, Univeristy of Minas Gerais

Acatic, Jalisco
Agde, Languedoc-Roussillon
Aix-les-Bains, Rhone-Alpes
Alexandria, Virginia
Algs, Lisboa
Americana, São Paulo
Amesfoort, Utrecht
Ankara, Turkey
Arlington, Virgina
Armentieres, Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Atlanta, Georgia
Auckland, New Zealand
Austin, Texas
Baden, Baden-Wurttemberg
Balerno, Midlothian
Bandeirantes, Paraná
Barcelona, Cataluña
Barnseville, Georgia
Bathgate, West Lothian
Belize City, Belize
Belo Horizonte, Minas gerais
Bergschenhoek, Zuid-Holland
Berlin, Germany
Bern, Switzerland
Beziers, France
Billancourt, Ile-de-France
Birkikara, Malta
Bistrita, Romania
Bochum, Germany
Bogotá, Colombia
Bombay, Maharashtra
Brasilia, Distrito Federal
Bressanone, Italy
Bristol, UK
Brookline, Massachusetts
Brooklyn, New York
Broomfield, Colorado
Brusque, Santa Catarina
Brussels, Belgium
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal
Cagliari, Sardegna
Calabasas, California
Calgary, Alberta
Campinas, São Paulo
Canton, Georgia
Caracas, Distrito Federal
Caterham, Surrey
Cebu, Cebu City
Chatswood, New South Wales
Chiba, Japan
Chicago, Illinois
Christchurch, New Zealand
Cleavland, Ohio
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Copenhagen, Denmark
Cordoba, Andalucia
Coronado, California
Cranford, New Jersey
Crawley, West Sussex
Curitiba, Paraná
Dartford, UK
Dasmarinas, Cavite
Dedham, Massachusetts
Den Haag, Zuid-Holland
Douglasville, Georgia
Dundee, Dundee City
Eastchester, New York
El Cajon, California
Fenton, Michigan
Florianopolis, Santa Catarina
Flushing, New York
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Fortaleza, Mato Grosso do Sul
Franklin, Tenessee
Frisco, Texas
Funabashi, Chiba
Gainsville, Florida
Geneseo, New York
Ghiosoni, France
Gionia, Goias
Granby, Massachusetts
Greenwich, Connecticut
Hayward, California
Holliston, Massachusetts
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Imperial, Missouri
Iowa City, Iowa
Islamabad, Pakistan
Istanbul, Turkey
Izmir, Turkey
Jakarta, Jawa Barat
Joao Pessoa, Paraiba
Jyvaskyla, Finland
Kausanne, Switzerland
kawasaki, Japan
Kincardine, Ontario
Kingston, Rhode Island
Koping, Sweden
La Jolla, California
Lansing, Michigan
Leiden, Zuid-Holland
Lima, Peru
Ljubljana, Bohinj
London, Ontario
London, UK
Londrina, Paraná
Long Beach, California
Long Island City, new York
Longmont, Colorado
Los Angeles, California
Maarsen, Utrecht
Madison, Wisconsin
Madrid, Spain
Malaga, Andalucia
Manchester, UK
Manila, Philippines
Marina, California
Marlborough, Connecticut
Melbourne, Victoria
México, Distrito Federal
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Montornes Del Valls, Cataluña
Montreuil, Ile-de-France
Moorpark, California
Moscow, Moscow City
Mountain View, California
Munich, Germany
Naarden, Netherlands
Nanaimo, British Columbia
Nanterre, France
Naperville, Illionois
Nelson, New Zealand
New Delhi, Delhi
New Hyde Park, New York
New Port Richey, Florida
New York, New York
Norman, Oklahoma
North Vancouver, British Columbia
North Weymouth, Massachusetts
Oakland, California
Oosterzele, Belgium
Orange, California
Ottawa, Ontario
Paray-le-Monial, Bourgogne
Paris, Ile-de-France
Pawleys Island, South carolina
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Peabody, Massachusetts
Perth, Western Australia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Placentia, California
Plymouth, UK
Port Alberni, British Columbia
Portland, Oregon
Porto Alegre, Rod Grande do Sul
Portsmouth, UK
Princesa, Lanao del Norte
Providence, Rhode Island
Provo, Utah
Reading, UK
Redmond, Oregon
Redwood City, California
Reichenau, Austria
Riga, Latvia
Rio De Janeiro, Rio De Janiero
Rochdale, UK
Rochester, New York
Rockford, Illinois
Rodeo, California
Rosigano Marittimo, Toscana
Saint Albans, Hertfordshire
Saint petersburg, Saint Petersburg City
Salem, Massachusetts
Salt lake City, Utah
San Antonio, Texas
San Diego, California
San Francisco, California
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Santa Barbara de nexe, Faro
Santa Barbara, Minas Gerais
Santo Andre, Sãopaulo
SãoJose Dos Campos, São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
Saudi Arabia
Seattle, Washington
Seoul, Korea
Setubal, Portugal
Singapore
South Africa
Spinea, Italy
Stamford, Connecticut
Stanford, California
Staples, Minnesota
Staten Island, New York
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Stirling, New Jersey
Stockholm, Sweden
Sydney, New South Wales
Teglen, Limburg
Tempe, Arizona
Topeka, Kansas
Torgau, Sachsen
Toronto, Ontario
Turku, Western Finland
Uniondale, New York
Utrecht, Netherlands
Vaikam, Kerala
Valinhos, São Paulo
Vancouver, British Columbia
Vienna, Austria
Villa Park, Illinois
Vitry-sur-Siene, Ile-de-France
Waltham, Massachusetts
Warsaw, Poland
Washington, D.C.
Waterloo, Ontario
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
Westland, Michigan
Wichita Falls, Texas
Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Yokohama, Kanagawa
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One thought on “Happy New Year From AMB

  1. Hi Felipe! Just read the Rosa interview from 1965 and it only confirmed to me what I already discovered in the master’s works, a profoundly subtle, tactile intelligence, clear and deep as the endless river he sees himself preregrinating in Crocodile form. Keep up the great endeavour my friend, clarion call as far as your voice will reach the imperishable name of Rosa, as I am working to disseminate the immortal man’s works in my own country.

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