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PublishNews Brazil: E-book Titles Up 45%, Pasta do Professor’s Runaway Success

In PublishNews Brazil by Edward Nawotka

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

Total Brazilian E-book Titles Grows by 45% in Six Months, But Hugely Concentrated
The number of e-book titles available in Brazil has jumped to 16,000 over the last six months, but are still largely concentrated among 10 publishers and 3 booksellers.

“Pasta do Professor” Legal Course Packs Reach Half a Billion Content Pages Sold
Pasta do Professor, a project to make legal book excerpts available to students, has sold more than half a billion content pages and is contributing to the fight against piracy.

“Machado” Lit Mag to Launch at Frankfurt to Promote Brazilian Writers Abroad
“Machado,” a new literary magazine, will be launched at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Published in English and Spanish, it aims to promote new, young Brazilian writers abroad.

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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.