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Portuguese Language: A Guide: Reading Skills

Brazilian Magazines & Newspapers

Find magazines and newspapers from Brazil at our Brazilian Culture: Magazines & Newspapers LibGuide.

Other Portuguese News Sources from Around the World

Notícias Lusófonas - Online news source that covers various Lusophone countries from Brazil to East Timor.

O Açoriano Oriental - A daily newspaper published in the Azores Islands.

Diário de Notícias - Daily newspaper based in Lisbon, Portugal.

Timor Digital - Online news site from East Timor.

Jornal de Angola - Daily national Lusophone newspaper from Angola.

A Semana - A newspaper from Cape Verde. 

Jornal de São Tomé - National newspaper from São Tomé in Portuguese.

Hoje Macau - Online newspaper from Macau (a Lusophone administrative region of China).

Portuguese Literary Prizes

Literary prize nominations can be a source for titles when looking for something to read. Check out these award websites then consult our online catalog to see if we have them.


Prêmio Jabuti- Created in 1958, this Brazilian literary prize awards several categories, such as translation, children's literature, young adult literature, novels, literary theory, and literary criticism.

Prêmio Machado de Assis - Awarded by the Brazilian Academy of Letters (Academia Brasileira de Letras) in the name of Brazil's greatest writer, Machado de Assis, this prize is one of the most prestigious ones in Brazil.


Database of Portuguese literary prizes- The General Directorate for Book and Libraries maintains an extensive searchable database of literary prizes awarded in Portugual.

Portuguese Language

Prêmio Camões- Awarded jointly by the Portuguese and Brazilian governments, this prize recognizes outstanding works in Portuguese from around the world.

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