Livro das horas / Book of Hours
Biography / Memoirs , 2013
With her sensitive, moving prose, Nélida Piñon revives a track of memories that emerge from a whirlwind of emotions linked to words. In brief chapters, the author recounts the passage of her hours and days, speaks of her family and her origins, remembers episodes from the past, discusses reading and travel, and talks about her friends, including Clarice Lispector. Piñon pours her sensory world, emotions, dreams, reflections, joys and fears into the writing of this book, and reveals the keys to her writing and her particular, intimate narrative universe.