Stefan Tobler

Stefan Tobler

Born in Belém, Brazil in 1974, Stefan Tobler is the publisher of And Other Stories and a translator from Portuguese and German. He won the English PEN Writers in Translation prize.

A Cup of Rage

Fiction by Raduan Nassar

Translated from the Portuguese by Stefan Tobler

A pair of lovers—a young female journalist and an older man who owns an isolated farm in Brazil—spend the night together. The next day they proceed to destroy each other. Amid vitriolic insults and scorching cruelty, their sexual adventure turns into a savage power game between two warring egos. This intense, erotic masterpiece—written by one of Brazil’s most highly regarded modernists—explores alienation, arrogance, machismo meltdown, the desire to dominate, and the wish to be dominated.…
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Água Viva

Fiction by Clarice Lispector

Translated by Stefan Tobler

Edited by Benjamin Moser

A meditation on the nature of life and time, Água Viva (1973) shows Lispector discovering a new means of writing about herself, more deeply transforming her individual experience into a universal poetry. In a body of work as emotionally powerful, formally innovative, and philosophically profound as Clarice Lispector’s, Água Viva stands out as a particular triumph.
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