Sunday, October 30, 2016

A selection of the books I read for my recent trip to Brazil

NOTE: I didn't read in this room
at the Casa Teatro Hotel
In preparation for my trip to Brasil, I read the following book. One of them, The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray by Jorge Amado, I'd read last year for my trip that was cancelled due to visa issues.

List of Books
  1. A voyage up the River Amazon: including a residence at Para by William H. Edwards (1822-1909) (1847)
  2. A narrative of travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro by Alfred Russel Wallace (1853)
  3. The naturalist on the River Amazons by Henry Walter Bates (1825-1892) (1863) . Volume 1 and Volume 2
  4. A journey in Brazil by Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz and Louis Agassiz (1868)
  5. Brazil, the Amazons and the coast by Herbert Huntington Smith (1851-1919) (1879)
  6. The Giant Raft: Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne (1881)
  7. Notes of a botanist on the Amazon & Andes; being records of travel on the Amazon and its tributaries, the Trombetas, Rio Negro, Uaupâes, Casiquiari, Pacimoni, Huallaga and Pastasa; as also to the cataracts of the Orinoco, along the eastern side of the Andes of Peru and Ecuador, and the shores of the Pacific, during the years 1849-1864 by Richard Spruce (1908). Volume 1 and Volume 2 and BHL
  8. Through the Brazilian wilderness by Theodore Roosevelt (1914)
  9. Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh (1934)
  10. One River by Wade Davis (1996)
  11. The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey by Candice Millard (2005)
  12. State of Wonder by Ann Patchet (2011)
  13. A Machado de Assis Anthology by Machado de Assis
  14. The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray (2012) by Jorge Amado

State of Wonder
The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray (Penguin Classics)
A Machado de Assis Anthology
A Handful of Dust
Through the Brazilian Wilderness
The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
A Journey in Brazil
Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon and Andes: Being Records of Travel on the Amazon and Its Tributaries, the Trombetas, Rio Negro, Uaupes, Casiquiari,
A voyage up the River Amazon: including a residence at Pará
A Narrative of Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro, with an Account of the Native Tribes, and Observations on the Climate, Geology, and Natural History of the Amazon Valley
One River
The Naturalist on the River Amazons
Eight Hundred Leagues On The Amazon (Annotated)
Brazil; The Amazons and the Coast. Illustrated from Sketches by J. Wells Champneys and Others.

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