Ricardo Lay discusses how to revitalize the book market in Brazil, such as opening new sales and distribution channels and bolstering foreign rights sales.
In Brazil this past April and May, 17.34% of all books sold were coloring books — a genre which has dominated the bestseller lists for months.
High inflation offset gains, leading to a 5.16% decline for the Brazilian book market in 2014, which totaled just US$2.03 billion.
The strong US dollar, a struggling bookstore sector and a slowdown in government book acquisitions has pushed the Brazilian publishing sector into a crisis.
After visiting Brazil over the holidays, you might wonder when it comes to beach reading in such a beautiful place, why bother?
Latin America is a dynamic book publishing region. Read our top articles from 2014 about publishing in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and other Latin American countries.
UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.
At The Millions, Glenn H. Shepard interviewed the Portuguese translator of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest about the challenges of the project.
Brazilian publishers, agents and associations reflect on how Brazil’s Guest of Honor Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair impacts their business today.
Widbook, a young Brazilian digital writing and reading platform, makes a splash in India, the UK, the Philippines, and Pakistan. Founder Joseph Bregeiro will speak at the Frankfurt Book Fair’s CONTEC conference.