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Ministry of Culture Moves Oversite of Book Policies Back to Brasilia

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The Ministry of Culture has moved oversite of book policies back to Brasilia from Rio, where previously the National Library Foundation (FBN) held sway. The FBN will continue to administer oversite of international book programs. Read More

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Saraiva Installs New CEO as Digital Begins Paying Off


Jorge Saraiva Neto is taking over as CEO of bookseller and publisher Saraiva at a time when the company is seeing explosive growth in ebook sales.  Read More

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Apple iBookstore Leads Brazil’s Ebook Market in 2013

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In 2012, Brazil became the latest battleground for the big international ebooksellers. Ebook sales have since skyrocketed, with Apple in the early lead ahead of Amazon. Read More

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Rio International Book Fair Features Top Int’l Authors

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This year’s Rio International Book Fair will feature numerous top international authors, including Cheryl Strayed, Nicholas Sparks, Emily Giffin and Francine Prose. Read More

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Brazil and Frankfurt Host Breakfast at London Book Fair


The Frankfurt Academy will host a Business Breakfast at the London Book Fair. The event will offer an overview of Brazilian publishing market. Registration, available via email, is required. Read More

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