Synopses & Reviews
Both a travelogue and a look inside 20 spectacular local homes, "At Home in Rio" is a stylish overview of the city's history, beaches, nightlife, parties, and sensuous Carioca lifestyle. Vibrant photographs capture Rio's samba beat, from the legendary Copacabana to a white-walled mountain aerie designed by Oscar Niemeyer to Carnavale's raucous parades, while knowledgeable text gives an overview of the city's dynamic art, architecture, and sense of color.
A 16-page supplement provides an insider's list of key local stores, restaurants, bars, and other useful information.
About the Author
Reto Guntli is a Zurich-based photographer who regularly travels the world taking photos for international magazines.Paulo Thiago de Mello is a journalist who writes for O Globo, Brazils leading daily newspaper. His text has been translated by Edward Shaw, an American author living in Rio.