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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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Explosion in Number of New Brazilian Imprints

Penguin's US business imprint is among the latest crop to come to Brazil.

Brazilian publishers are introducing new imprints and new titles, adding to the country’s growing book production. Read More

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Penguin Buys 45% of Brazil’s Companhia das Letras

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

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Penguin Brings Its Classics to Brazil

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By Edward Nawotka Brazilian book publishing is full of surprises –- one of them being that many classics of Western literature have never been translated into Portuguese. Stephen Morrison, Associate Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Penguin […] Read More

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