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Ministry of Culture Moves Oversite of Book Policies Back to Brasilia

Marta Suplicy and RenatoLessa

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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Can Brazil Build 39 Libraries Per Day Until 2020?


Brazil’s is demanding that every school in the country house a library by 2020. To meet that goal, 128,020 libraries will have to be built, or 39 per day. Read More

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Record Celebrates 70th Anniversary With Big Donation, Events

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Brazil’s Record, now the largest editorial group in Latin America, is celebrating its 70th anniversary with 70 events in 2013, including a donation of 70,000 titles to the National Library. Read More

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Former Mayor of São Paulo is New Minister of Culture


Marta Suplicy, former mayor of the city of São Paulo, was appointed as the new Minister of Culture of Brazil, a potentially positive move for book policy. Read More

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Wiley Exec Philip Kisray Explains Plans for Building Business in Brazil

Philip Kirsay recently visited Brazil in anticipation of Wiley entering the market.

Wiley says the plan is not to become a Brazilian publisher, but to be more proactive, improve our distribution, develop new products and sell more rights. Read More

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