Category Archives: Digital Publishing

News and analysis about digital publishing and related technology in Brazil

Amazon Puts Kindle Paperwhite On Sale in Brazil for $241

Amazon launched two Paperwhite models, priced at US$ 241 (Wi-fi only) and US$ 352 (Wi-fi and 3G), in Brazil. They are on sale at Livraria da Vila bookshops and electronics e-retailer Pontofrio.com.br. Read More

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Livro e Game: Adapting Classic Literature into Video Games for Classrooms

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A new project from the Telefônica Foundation, Livro e Game, has adapted a trio of 19th century Brazilian classics into video games for use in classrooms. Read More

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Ebook Sales Up 400% at Companhia das Letras

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E-books sales at publisher Companhia das Letras rose 400% in 2012, helped by the arrival of new ebookstores and readers just prior to Christmas. Bestsellers included Sylvia Day’s erotic title Bared to You and Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. Read More

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Bookstore, Electronics Chains to Sell Kindles in Brazil

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As reported earlier this week, Amazon is will begin selling its Kindle ereader through retail partners, including bookstore chain Livraria da Vila and Ponto Frio, an important electronics retail chain. Read More

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Apple’s iBookstore Outselling All Competitors in Brazil

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Much to everyone’s surprise, Apple’s Brazilian store is selling more ebooks than Amazon, Kobo and Brazilian retailer Saraiva — and pricing their ebooks in dollars. Read More

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