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Profiles and information on Brazilian publishers

Brazilian Publishers Thrive at Bologna Children’s Book Fair

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The Bologna Children’s Book Fair was eventful for Brazilian publishers, with Cosac Naify being honored as best kid’s publisher in Latin America, and five publishers with books cited as being among the 2013’s best. Read More

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Record Buys Publisher Paz e Terra, Bringing Total to 14 Imprints and Publishers

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Publishing Group Record has bought publisher Paz e Terra (which translates to Peace and Earth), adding Paz e Terra’s list of sociological and political books to Record’s 13 other imprints and publishers. Read More

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Interview with John Makinson on Brazil: “As Sophisticated a Market as the US or Britain”

The Volkswagen van used to advertise the Penguin-Companhia partnership

In 2011, Penguin Acquired 45% of Brazilian publisher Companhia das Letras—and for some very good reasons—as Penguin CEO John Makinson explains in an interview with Edward Nawotka. Read More

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

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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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Brazilian Publishers Rise Among Global Publishing Elite

Textbooks from Brazil's Abril Educação

Three Brazilian companies have hit the annual list of the publishing world’s elite: Saraiva, FTD and Abril Educação. Read More

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