The book, now in its third edition in Portugal, will be published in English on May 26 in Rhino United under the title “Honest Broker: Biography of Antonio Guterres” (“Honest Broker: Biography of Antonio Guterres”, in Portuguese). Available during the summer at major US bookstores, published by Hearst Publishers.
In an interview with Lusa in April, the authors Pedro Lodoiro and Philippe Dominguez stated that the autobiography distances itself from “academic analysis, value judgments or preconceived notions” and seeks to liberate the reader through stories and episodes that reflect on Antonio. Guterres’ personality and the type of decisions made in his path, it is not free from criticism, errors or contradictions.
UN The General Secretary spoke to the teachers four times and gave them access to his personal photo archive.
“I do not write down my memories, I do not take notes of anything that happens, I do not have a diary, I throw away all the paper, there is an advantage in that every day you always think forward, not backward,” he says. Guterres, who will begin his second five-year term (2022-2026) as UN Secretary-General in January, is quoted in the book.
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