By Harold Emert
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The London Review Bookshop, a traditional and well-esteemed British bookshop, has chosen as its "Author of the Month" Brazil’s Clarice Lispector (1920-1977).
Clarice, a short story writer, and novelist resided in Leme where she was often seen walking her beloved dog Ulysses or sunbathing on the beach.
Edgar Duvivier immortalized her and Ulysses in a statue, located above the Fort of Leme, not far from where she resided.
As a child, Clarice and her immigrant family fled Podolia (in what is today Ukraine) to Brazil from persecution against Jews during . . .