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Timeline of the Brazilian Publishing Marketplace: 1995-2012

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International interest, digitization, and market consolidation are not new phenomenon in Brazil, and many began more than ten years ago, as evidenced by this brief timeline of publishing market since 1995.
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Amazon, Kobo Demonstrate Power to Boost Ebook Sales in Brazil


It may still be early days, but Amazon and Kobo are already showing their ability to boost ebook sales, particularly when it comes to specially promoted titles. Read More

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Ebooks Predicted to Reach 2.63% Market Share by End of 2013

Brazil E-book Prediction

Based on number released by DLD, one of Brazil’s biggest ebook distributors, we forecast the ebook market in Brazil at 3.57m units sold—or 2.6% of the overall market—for 2013. Read More

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Ebook Sales Up 400% at Companhia das Letras

Companhia das Letras

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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Brazil’s Bestselling Books and Top Publishers of 2012

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PublishNews’ annual list of best-selling books confirmed what appeared to be the year’s biggest two trends in the Brazilian publishing market: erotic novels and religious authors. Here are the lists. Read More

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