Luis Fernando Verissimo





Luis Fernando Verissimo

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born
in Porto Alegre, Brazil
September 26, 1936

gender
male

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influences
Paulo Mendes Campos, F. Scott Fitzgerald


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Nascido em Porto Alegre e filho do também escritor Érico Verissimo, Luis Fernando Verissimo é famoso por suas crônicas cheias de ironia humorística. Além de escritor, ele também é jornalista, publicitário, cartunista e tradutor. Entre suas paixões, estão a família, o time de paixão, Internacional de Porto Alegre, e o jazz sendo praticamente inseparável de seu saxofone.
Seus amigos o definem como "uma pessoa que fala escrevendo". Em público, ele é tímido e de forma alguma aparenta ser o autor de seus irreverentes textos. É considerado o escritor que mais vende livros no Brasil.


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“Excessive symmetry is either unnatural and conceals some human thought behind it, or else supernatural and conceals some mystery.”
Luis Fernando Verissimo, Borges and the Eternal Orangutans

“Imagine the marvels we would experience if we believed in the things in which we don't believe.”
Luis Fernando Verissimo, Borges and the Eternal Orangutans

“Intellectual controversies tend to be like dog fights without the teeth, in which the barking not the biting does the damage.”
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