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PublishNews Brazil: Amazon VP on Brazil, São Paulo Book Fair, Frankfurt Moves In

In Global Trade Talk by Edward Nawotka

PublishNews BrazilThis week’s issue of PublishNewsBrazil, a collaboration between Publishing Perspectives and Publish News, brings you all the latest news from the booming Brazilian book market, including:

Amazon VP on Brazil, Portuguese as a Global Opportunity
With Amazon opening its store in Brazil later this year, company VP Russ Grandinetti describes how the company can offerer greater global opportunities to local publishers.

São Paulo International Book Biennial Doubles Int’l Exhibitors
São Paulo’s International Book Biennial, taking place now, is arguably the largest book fair in Latin America, attracting some 800,000 visitors, and this year doubled the number of international exhibitors.

Frankfurt Makes CONTEC Confab Annual, Plans New São Paulo Office
The Frankfurt Buchmesse will host its new education conference, CONTEC, in Brazil each year, and has announced plans to open a São Paulo office.

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About the Author

Edward Nawotka

Edward Nawotka is the Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives. A former foreign correspondent, he has covered the book business exclusively since 2000, serving as daily news editor for Publishers Weekly and columnist for Bloomberg News.