The Book of Disquiet Podcast Episodes

Written by Fernando Pessoa , Maria José de Lancastre , Margaret Jull Costa

22 Episodes - 262 pages - ★★★★ - 65 ratings

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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Sections 394-END

Three Percent Podcast - December 21, 2018 20:30 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
It's all over! After eleven weeks of Pessoa, Chad and Brian have finished The Book of Disquiet. And to celebrate, they each wrote some jacket copy and blurbs and went hard at trying to get BINGO for someone. They also preview the next season of TMR and come up with a very marketable Pessoa-theme...
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The Book of Disquiet: Sections 394-END

Two Month Review - December 20, 2018 13:30 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
It's all over! After eleven weeks of Pessoa, Chad and Brian have finished The Book of Disquiet. And to celebrate, they each wrote some jacket copy and blurbs and went hard at trying to get BINGO for someone. They also preview the next season of TMR and come up with a very marketable Pessoa-theme...
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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Sections 359-393

Three Percent Podcast - December 13, 2018 21:30 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
Probably the most controversial Two Month Review to date, so buckle up! Are there unhinged rants? You bet! Questions regarding the marketing and "completeness" of the New Directions edition? Yep! A long discussion about the differences in voice between the both excellent Margaret Jull Costa and ...
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The Book of Disquiet: Sections 359-393

Two Month Review - December 13, 2018 13:30 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
Probably the most controversial Two Month Review to date, so buckle up! Are there unhinged rants? You bet! Questions regarding the marketing and "completeness" of the New Directions edition? Yep! A long discussion about the differences in voice between the both excellent Margaret Jull Costa and ...
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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Sections 316--358 with David Smith

Three Percent Podcast - December 06, 2018 21:30 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
This week David Smith—former Open Letter intern and current grad student at the University of Iowa—joins Chad and Brian to debate poetry vs. prose, separating the p.o.v. of Pessoa's heteronyms from his own personal viewpoint, Soares's morality and metaphysics, how to judge the quality of a trans...
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The Book of Disquiet: Sections 316-358 with David Smith

Two Month Review - December 06, 2018 13:30 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
This week David Smith—former Open Letter intern and current grad student at the University of Iowa—joins Chad and Brian to debate poetry vs. prose, separating the p.o.v. of Pessoa's heteronyms from his own personal viewpoint, Soares's morality and metaphysics, how to judge the quality of a trans...
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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Sections 274-315

Three Percent Podcast - November 24, 2018 13:00 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
Chad and Brian fly solo this week, filling in dozens of TMR Bingo squares, and trying to come up with "rules for writers" based on this particular section of The Book of Disquiet. It's a pretty imprecise set of rules, but whatever, in the words of Pessoa, "perfection is inhuman." They also talk...
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The Book of Disquiet: Sections 274-315

Two Month Review - November 22, 2018 13:30 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
Chad and Brian fly solo this week, filling in dozens of TMR Bingo squares, and trying to come up with "rules for writers" based on this particular section of The Book of Disquiet. It's a pretty imprecise set of rules, but whatever, in the words of Pessoa, "perfection is inhuman." They also talk...
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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Sections 222-273 with João Reis

Three Percent Podcast - November 20, 2018 16:58 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
This week's special guest is Portuguese author and translator João Reis who knows a lot about Pessoa and the writings of his various heteronyms. He also talks about his forthcoming novel, The Translator's Bride, and his work as a translator. There's some of the usual banter as well, including a ...
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The Book of Disquiet: Sections 222-273 with João Reis

Two Month Review - November 15, 2018 13:30 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
This week's special guest is Portuguese author and translator João Reis who knows a lot about Pessoa and the writings of his various heteronyms. He also talks about his forthcoming novel, The Translator's Bride, and his work as a translator. There's some of the usual banter as well, including a ...
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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Sections 174-221 with Anastasia Nikolis

Three Percent Podcast - November 08, 2018 13:30 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
This week's podcast goes off the rails pretty quickly, and includes a hungover dismissal of this version of The Book of Disquiet, the phrase "reclaim some of the douchery" is spoken, there is a lot of laughter, a discussion about the tensions between trying to read this as poetry vs. the expecta...
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The Book of Disquiet: Sections 174-221 with Anastasia Nikolis

Two Month Review - November 08, 2018 13:30 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
This week's podcast goes off the rails pretty quickly, and includes a hungover dismissal of this version of The Book of Disquiet, the phrase "reclaim some of the douchery" is spoken, there is a lot of laughter, a discussion about the tensions between trying to read this as poetry vs. the expecta...
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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Sections 131-173

Three Percent Podcast - November 07, 2018 03:34 - 40 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
This week Chad and Brian come to some conclusions about the Vicente Guedes part of The Book of Disquiet and get very excited about the more "mature, sophisticated" writings of Bernardo Soares. They both love this new voice and dig into what separates the heteronyms and their philosophies on life...
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The Book of Disquiet: Sections 131-173

Two Month Review - November 01, 2018 12:30 - 40 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
This week Chad and Brian come to some conclusions about the Vicente Guedes part of The Book of Disquiet and get very excited about the more "mature, sophisticated" writings of Bernardo Soares. They both love this new voice and dig into what separates the heteronyms and their philosophies on life...
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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Sections 82-130 with Anthony Blake

Three Percent Podcast - October 26, 2018 12:30 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
BINGO! That's the theme of today's episode, which includes a Twin Peaks reference, awkward introduction, LitHub reference, and many other squares on the recently released Two Month Review bingo cards. It's explained in full at that post and on the podcast, but every week, the first person to e...
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The Book of Disquiet: Sections 82-130 with Anthony Blake

Two Month Review - October 25, 2018 12:30 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
BINGO! That's the theme of today's episode, which includes a Twin Peaks reference, awkward introduction, LitHub reference, and many other squares on the recently released Two Month Review bingo cards. It's explained in full at that post and on the podcast, but every week, the first person to e...
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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Sections 40-81 with Jerónimo Pizzaro

Three Percent Podcast - October 19, 2018 12:30 - 55 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
Jerónimo Pizzaro—editor of the "complete edition" of The Book of Disquiet published by New Directions—is the special guest on this week's Two Month Review. He discusses his history with Pessoa, how this volume came to be, the next three volumes in the New Directions project, how to approach The ...
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The Book of Disquiet: Sections 40-81 with Jerónimo Pizzaro

Two Month Review - October 18, 2018 12:30 - 55 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
Jerónimo Pizzaro—editor of the "complete edition" of The Book of Disquiet published by New Directions—is the special guest on this week's Two Month Review. He discusses his history with Pessoa, how this volume came to be, the next three volumes in the New Directions project, how to approach The ...
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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Sections 1-39 with Thomas Flynn

Three Percent Podcast - October 11, 2018 20:30 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
This is one of the most Two Month Review podcasts yet. Chad, Brian, and Tom Flynn (Volumes Books in Chicago) come together to discuss the first forty-six pages (sections 1-39) of the complete version of Fernando Pessoa's The Book of Disquiet. In addition to breaking down the philosophy and liter...
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The Book of Disquiet: Sections 1-39 with Thomas Flynn

Two Month Review - October 11, 2018 13:30 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
This is one of the most Two Month Review podcasts yet. Chad, Brian, and Tom Flynn (Volumes Books in Chicago) come together to discuss the first forty-six pages (sections 1-39) of the complete version of Fernando Pessoa's The Book of Disquiet. In addition to breaking down the philosophy and liter...
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2MR: THE BOOK OF DISQUIET Introduction with Declan Spring of New Directions

Three Percent Podcast - October 08, 2018 19:39 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
The Two Month Review is back! This season we'll be reading the New Directions publication of The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa, translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa, one of the greatest works of literature (or poetry?) from the past century. To kick things off Declan Sprin...
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The Book of Disquiet: Introduction to Pessoa with Declan Spring

Two Month Review - October 04, 2018 12:30 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
The Two Month Review is back! This season we'll be reading the New Directions publication of The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa, translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa, one of the greatest works of literature (or poetry?) from the past century. To kick things off Declan Sprin...
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