2003 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book (Caribbean & Canada Region)
2002 City of Calgary W. O. Mitchel Book Award
2001 Canongate Prize for short fiction
The Scent of a Lie is a book of fourteen inter-connected stories set in two charismatic towns in Portugal where characters weave in and out of the narrative. The book can be read as a novel in fragments. This is a remarkable debut collection of tales told by a true storyteller. The Scent of a Lie received the 2003 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book in the Caribbean & Canada region and the 2002 City of Calgary Book Award. One of the stories received the 2001 Canongate Prize for short fiction at the International Book Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Time: 254 minutes (4h 14m 46s) (unabridged)
The Book of Catalogues – collection of sudden fictions. The twelve stories professionally recorded in studio and read by the author have been previously published in literary magazines in Canada and internationally. These new stories, written concurrently to paulo da costa’s first book, The Scent of a Lie, allow the reader to revisit some of the characters from his first book. A musical introduction performed by the author opens each story.
Livros Pé d’Orelha ISBN 978-0-9781847-2-8 Time: 47:00
Midwife of Torment and Other Stories is a collection of sudden fictions. The thirteen stories featured in this CD, and read by the author, have been previously published in literary magazines in Canada and internationally. These new stories, written concurrently to paulo da costa’s first book, The Scent of a Lie, allow the reader to revisit some of the characters from his first book. A musical introduction performed by the author opens each story.
Time 72:00 ISBN 0-9781847-1-8 Ed. Livros Pé d’Orelha
Twenty Poems – These collected poems, previously published in literary magazines and anthologies across North America, Europe and Australia, and yet to be collected in book form, are now available in a professionally recorded audio book read by the author. The poems are excerpted from three separate manuscripts. The Book of Water, footnotes (English version) and other.
Time 32:00 ISBN ISBN 0-9781847-0-X Ed. Livros Pé d’Orelha
Coleção de vinte poemas em português selecionados de dois manuscritos de poesia intitulados: Eco(lógico) e bifocal. Inclui o clássico e longo poema: ser português . Poema difundido e publicado em diversas antologias e revistas. Livro de poesia áudio, declamado pelo autor e profissionalmente gravado em estúdio.
Livros Pé d’Orelha ISBN-978-972-99543-2-0
Coleção de vinte e dois poemas – Tempo 50:00
índice: I primeira impressão / do parto à partida / calcanhar de Aquiles (animus) / édipo antes de édipo // II pertencer a dois mundos / desprendido / peregrinação / peão / efémero // III ansioso por engolir a distância / vaguear em coimbra / gelo canadiano / abominável homem das neves / kónia, anatólia // IV tão longe, tão perto / sem raízes/ raquete de neve / deambular / lua rainbow : 1/ : 2 / : 3 o rodopio da wiebke / musgo negro / a caçada