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Brazilian Bookstores: The Big Ones are Bigger, But Selling Less Books

Livraria Cultura by Marcia Minillo

The National Bookstore Association published its annual Bookseller Industry Report, which analyzed sales trends and other data from bookstores across Brazil—where sidelines are encroaching on retail space devoted to books. Read More

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In 2013, Frankfurt Will Learn to Samba

Galeno Amorim, President, Brazilian National Library

Next year, Brazil takes the role of Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Here’s what to expect. A country full of different voices and cultures that interact among themselves and internationally, in a […] Read More

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Translation Grants: How to Publish a Brazilian Author for Free (Almost)

Fábio Lima coordinates the Translation Grants Program of the Brazilian National Library

The Brazilian National Library Foundation established a translation grant program in July of this year and the government has committed $35.5 million to the initiative. Read More

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Brazil Lands at #9 on Global Ranking of Publishers

Global Rankinf of Publishers

Brazil is ranked #9 on the annual Global Ranking of the Publishing Industries, with consumer prices of 2.54 billion euros, and is Latin America’s largest. Read More

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Frankfurt’s CEO Panel Goes (A Little) Brazilian

Frankfurt Book Fair

The theme of the CEO panel at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, titled Disruptions and New Frontiers, includes execs from Google, B&N, Kobo, Fnac, and Indiaplaza. Read More

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