50 Shades of Grey

PublishNews Brazil: Kobo Hires First Exec, 50 Shades Dominates

In PublishNews Brazil by Edward Nawotka

This 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:

Kobo Hires Ex-Xeriph Exec as Brazilan Publisher Relations Manager
Kobo’s Brazilian adventure began to take shape last week with the hiring of Camila Cabete, the company’s first Brazilian staff member, as its new Senior Manager of Publisher Relations.

In August, Brazilians Finally Submit to 50 Shades Phenomenon
In its first month on sale in Brazil Fifty Shades of Grey sold more than the last four monthly number one bestsellers combined.

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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.