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Surveying Brazilian Book Retail Pricing and Market Share 2012

Cultura bookstore Brazil

A new survey of Brazilian book retail during 2012 reveals that Brazilian titles are competitively priced and sell steadily throughout the year. Bestsellers, while important, don’t necessarily dominate the market. Read More

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Second Issue of Machado Magazine Out Now

Machado de Assis Magazine

The second edition of the literary online magazine Machado de Assis, which offers translated excerpts of Brazilian writers, is out now; the third edition published at the end of this month will be dedicated to children’s books.  Read More

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January 2013 Bestseller Lists: Where’s the Brazilian Fiction?

Diálogos impossíveis Luis Fernando Verissimo

Just one fiction title by a Brazilian author makes January list of bestsellers, which is dominated by foreign erotica and Brazilian self help. Read More

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Romanians Go Crazy for Brazilian Books


Between 2011-2012, Romania received a surprisingly high number of translation grants from the Brazilian National Library. Univers publishing house in Romania received more grants than most countries. Read More

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Lost in Translation No More


Machado, a new English magazine produced, offers publishers the opportunity to sample the best new Brazilian writers.  Read More

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