PublishNews Brazil

“Keep Customers in the Shops,” Says Livraria Cultura’s CEO

Pedro Herz

Pedro Herz, CEO of Brazil’s biggest book chain, Livraria Cultura, says that the key to staying in business is simple: keep customers coming to the stores.

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Brazil at the Digital Tipping Point

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In 2012, global ebook retailers descended on Brazil. This year, the big story is about education and the shift to digital books in schools.

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Rossi’s Kairós, Brown’s Inferno Top Brazil’s Bestseller Lists for May

Bestselling phenomenon Father Marcelo Rossi’s new book Kairós shot to the top of the Brazilian bestseller list, while Dan Brown took the top slot among foreign authors.

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Brazil’s Saraiva Launches Self-publishing Platform, Abril Acquires Xeriph

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The latest from PublishNews Brazil includes the announcement Saraiva has launched a self-publishing platform and Abril Media Group has acquired ebook aggregator Xeriph.

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PublishNews Brazil: Brasilia Debates the Future of Digital Publishing

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In this week’s PublishNews Brazil: Brasilia’s debate on future of digital publishing, FNLIJ’s awards for kid’s lit, and the Gothenburg Book Fair’s focus on Brazil in 2014.

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PublishNews Brazil: 25,000 Portuguese Ebooks, April Bestsellers

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This week’s publishing news from Brazil: 25,000 Portuguese ebook titles are now available; Silver Linings Playbook takes the top spot on the foreign bestseller list.

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PublishNews Brazil: Saraiva Gets New CEO, Book Policies Go Back to Brasilia

Minister of Culture Marta Suplicy and and president of the National Library Foundation (FBN) Renato Lessa

In Brazil, Saraiva gets a new CEO, the Ministry of Culture moves oversite of book policies back to Brasilia, and a university press finds success with free ebooks by its professors.

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PublishNews Brazil: Breakfast at LBF, Int’l Authors to Attend Rio Fair

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The London Book Fair will host a networking breakfast for those interested in Brazil, numerous international authors confirmed for Rio’s book fair, and more.

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PublishNews Brazil: Victory at Bologna, 70 Writers for Frankfurt

Carola Saavedra is one of the first 70 authors from Brazil who will be attending the Frankfurt Book Fair (Photo: Andrea Marques)

This week’s publishing news from Brazil covers the Brazilian honors at the Bologna Book Fair, 70 authors announced for Frankfurt, Kindle Paperwhite launch, and more.

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PublishNews Brazil: Book Pricing and Market Share Survey 2012

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The latest publishing news from Brazil includes a survey of book prices and market share for various genres for 2012, February’s bestseller lists and more.

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