Born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1961, Beatriz Bracher grew up under the Brazilian military dictatorship. Her memories of that time intersect with the lives of people whose friends and lovers were tortured, exiled, and killed, as well as with those who did the killing. An editor, screenwriter, and the author of six books of fiction, Bracher has won three of Brazil’s most prestigious literary awards: the Clarice Lispector Prize, the Rio Prize, and the São Paulo Prize.
Revisions of Resistance in Beatriz Bracher’s “I Didn’t Talk”
Bracher’s slim, dense novel lingers in the eddies of personal memory and historical reckoning....