Writings: Papers, Reviews, Articles, Short-Shorts, Thoughts is a collection of texts about contemporary trends in literature and film that the author has written over the years. "If I had to sum up the book, I would say it is about art."The journey starts with an analysis of the monster Leviathan and its representation in the Bible and in the secular world. Two movie reviews are then presented: "Eyes Wide Open" and "De Lama Lamina." There is an essay on Hemingway?s "Hills Like White Elephants"; a paper on "Autopoiesis and Queer Theory"; and three more movie reviews of "Little Miss Sunshine," "Far From Heaven," and "The Scarlet Letter" by Wim Wenders. To close the book, the author includes a paper on "The Silence of the Lambs" by Thomas Harris; an answer to Joyce Carol Oates? "The Art of Suicide"; an article on the short-short story; one more movie review of "Silver Linings Playbook"; a review on Elton John?s concert in Belo Horizonte; and two short-short stories.