Disquiet Radio

Hosted by Leonor Grave LIVE every Tuesday at 4:00pm

When Fernando Pessoa died in Lisbon in 1935, he had four published books to his name. More interesting is maybe what he left behind: a large trunk containing 25,000 unpublished pages under dozens of pen names (or, in Pessoa-speak, “heterónimos”). These pages would form the basis of many of his posthumously published works, including the sprawling, "factless autobiography" from which this show takes its name: The Book of Disquiet. In this personal reading project made public, host Leonor Grave will dive into Pessoa’s major works, his wide range of authorial personae, and the challenges and rewards of translation.

About Leonor Grave

Leonor Grave was born in a time when the majority of young people had lost faith in God, for the same reason their elders had had it — without knowing why. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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