PublishNews Brazil

PublishNews Brazil: Kobo on Sale, $200k Rights Sales in Mexico

In PublishNews Brazil by Edward Nawotka

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

Legal Issues Impeding Brazilian Biographies Could End Soon

Certain legal articles in the Brazilian Civil Code and Brazilian Constitution have impeded the publishing of biographies in Brazil; now, two separate legal measures could see those impediments erased.
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Kobo Touch Now On Sale in Brazil 

Kobo has finally launched in Brazil, with the Kobo Touch available at retailers for $190 and an online store opened with Brazilian partner Livraria Cultura.

Objetiva Launches Digital Imprint for Short Form Work

Brazilian publisher Objetiva has launched Foglio, an exclusively digital imprint aiming to publish short stories, tales, poems and essays up to a length of 15,000 words.

Brazil Expects $200k Rights Sales from Guadalajara

Brazil’s participation is one of the highlights of the Guadalajara International Book Fair, with a program of panels and author presentations, rights sales, and over six hundred titles up for sale. Publishers expect $200k in rights sales.

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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.