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João Gilberto Noll

Biography

João Gilberto Noll was born in 1946 in Porto Alegre. He studied literature at the local university, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul and then at the Faculdade Notre Dame in Rio de Janeiro. He then worked as a journalist in Rio and São Paulo. He published his first book of stories in 1980, which received considerable success, with one of the stories being adapted for the cinema. Two later novels were also adapted for the cinema. He subsequently wrote novels, stories and children’s books. He died in 2017.

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Um escritor na Biblioteca: João Gilberto Noll (in Portuguese)
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Interview” (in Spanish)

Bibliography

1980 O cego e a dançarina fúria do corpo (stories)
1981 A fúria do corpo (novel)
1985 Bandoleiros (novel)
1986 Rastros do verão (novel)
1989 Hotel Atlântico (UK: Hotel Atlântico; US: Atlantic Hotel) (novel)
1991 O quieto animal da esquina (Quiet Creature On The Corner) (novel)
1993 Harmada (novel)
1996 A céu aberto (novel)
1997 Contos e Romances Reunidos
1999 Canoas e marolas (novel)
2002 Berkeley em Bellagio (novel)
2003 Mínimos Múltiplos Comuns (stories)
2004 Lorde (Lord) (novel)
2006 A máquina do ser (stories)
2008 Acenos e afagos (novel)
2009 O nervo da noite(children’s)
2009 Sou eu!(children’s)
2010 Anjo das ondas (novel)
2012 Solidão continental (novel)