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Penguin Buys 45% of Brazil’s Companhia das Letras


The acquisition gives Companhia das Letras wider global reach and gives Penguin a foothold in Brazil Read More

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Author Rubens Figueiredo Wins Portugal Telecom Prize

Marina Colasanti, Rubens Figueiredo  and Gonçalo M. Tavares

The Portugal Telecom Literature Prize [Prêmio Portugal Telecom de Literatura], honors the best novel written in Portuguese and released in Brazil. The winner takes home a generous R$100,000 (US$59,000), the runner-up receives R$35,000 and the […] Read More

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Steve Jobs Bio Breaks Brazilian E-book Sales Records

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By Roberta Campassi Steve Jobs is not among us anymore, but is still a phenomena. The electronic version of his biography written by Walter Isaacson is breaking sales records in Brazil and has already become […] Read More

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Blame It on the Bossa Nova: German Journalist Memorializes Mythic Musician João Gilberto

Hobalala by Marc Fischer

Brazilian “Bossa Nova” is among the most popular musical forms in the world and it is a ubiquitous soundtrack in shops, cafes, and clubs all over the world. Rio de Janeiro was the birthplace of […] Read More

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Brazilian Book on Che Guevara To Be Published in Italy, Spain and Portugal


By PublishNews Brazil Italian publisher Mondadori has just acquired the rights to a book that mixes history and fiction to recount the story of Che Guevara’s unfortunate adventure in Bolivia. Método prático de guerrilha, written […] Read More

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