Please join us and author Alexandre Vidal Porto at Three Lives & Co. to celebrate SERGIO Y., a startling and inspirational work of transgender fiction by a leading figure in Brazil’s “New Urban” fiction movement.
"A beautiful, moving, profound book... Sergio Y. is wonderfully accomplished and subtle and I am so glad to have read it."—Andrew Solomon, author of Far from the Tree
"Porto’s captivating, impeccably structured novel is a detective story wrapped around a deeper exploration of identity."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"How do we make sense of changes in others that upset the ways we understand ourselves? This question hangs over Sergio Y."—Evan James, World Literature Today
"Vidal Porto leads us into the private lives of frustrated urban explorers who need a change of scenery, flâneurs who feel confined in familiar streets and seek a new beginning."—Bruna Dantas Lobato, BOMB Magazine
Alexandre Vidal Porto was born in Saõ Paulo. A career diplomat, a Harvard-trained lawyer, and a human rights activist, he writes a regular column for Folha de S. Paulo. His fiction has appeared in some of the most respected literary publications in Brazil and also abroad. Sergio Y. was the winner of the Paraná Literary Prize for best novel.