Author Archives: Roberta Campassi

Ex-Objectiva Editor Founds Foz, a Boutique Publisher with Big Ambitions


Foz, a new publishing house created by Isa Pessoa, the former editorial director of Objectiva, is beginning with a small list of print titles by elite authors, coupled with apps for the education market. Read More

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New E-book Library for Brazilian Mobile Devices


Mobile phone company Claro, with 61 million users in Brazil, is adding a new cloud based subscription e-book library, Claro Leitura, with 1,500 titles.  Read More

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Oxford University Press Invests in Brazilian Language Schools

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Oxford University Press has been expanding its business in Brazil, has developed an unprecedented strategy to increase sales of language books in the country. Read More

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Fifty Shades of Grey Comes to Brazil


Intrínseca has paid a rumored US $780,000 for the trilogy at auction, with the first volume to appear in a print run of 200,000 launching on August 1. Read More

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Brazilian University Presses Flirt With Free, Open Access Books


SciELO Books is a pilot project for University Presses to offer free books around Brazil, and has put 250 titles online, with a goal of 500 by the end of the year.  Read More

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