Every week we bring you the latest news and updates on Brazil’s publishing industry — publishers and authors, bookstores and e-books, literary agents and bestseller lists — at PublishNews Brazil. You can subscribe to PublishNews Brazil or follow @pubnewsbrazil on Twitter.
Here are the latest headlines:
Brazilian publishers have only been selling e-books in only 2009 and the number available has remained quite small. But that is changing. In less than a year, the total number of titles has tripled…Read More
Amazon’s arrival in Brazil is imminent and the company plans to roll out its Kindle at a cut rate price of R$199 to gain market share as fast as it can. Consumers are excited…Read More
Come August, Brazilian publishers should be able to start implementing ONIX for Books, the international standard for book metadata. Camara Brasileira do Livro (CBL), the industry association, is investing R$197,000 (US$115,000) to make the ONIX…Read More
In the coming weeks, Sao Paulo-based Livrus will launch Jogo dos papeletes coloridos, the first book app to use HTML5 format in Brazil, according to Ednei Procopio, editor at the company. The app will include…Read More