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Brazil: A Year After the Guest of Honor in Frankfurt

Brazil's Guest of Honor presentation at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair (Photo © Frankfurter Buchmesse / Alexander Heimann

Brazilian publishers, agents and associations reflect on how Brazil’s Guest of Honor Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair impacts their business today.

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Brazil’s Widbook Rebels

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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.

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Brazil in Focus at Göteborg Book Fair, Authors React

Vanessa Barbara

Brazil is the country of honor at the Göteborg Book Fair and a trio of Brazilian authors reflect on having had their work promoted overseas these past several years.

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Amazon in Brazil and the Tropical Agency Model

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Amazon’s negotiations with publishers in Brazil have led to surreal pricing, while some advocate for passing a fixed-price law to defend against the Americans.

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With Print, Amazon Challenges Brazil’s Bookselling Establishment

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The Seattle giant has started selling print books in Brazil, demanding good metadata and creating better customer service. This move could raise the bar for the rest of the Brazilian book industry.

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Saraiva Bets on LEV E-ink Reader in Brazil

LEV is being distributed at Saraiva's 114 stores, as well as through Wal-Mart.

Brazil’s Saraiva is making a bet few others would in this era of the tablet: earlier this month they launched the LEV, a proprietary-branded e-ink reader.

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Brazil’s Saraiva Evolving Under New Tech-Minded CEO

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Brazil’s Saraiva has brought in a new tech-savvy CEO who is integrating retail and publishing operations, while exploring options in education and tech.

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What Brazilian STM Publishers Learned in Germany

Eduardo Blücher

When Brazilian STM publishers visited their German counterparts last month they found common ground in questions surrounding Amazon, Open Access and more.

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Literary Agent Q&A: Melanie Rostock, K Literary Agency in Spain

Melanie Rostock, K Literary & Film Agency

Melanie Rostock with the K Literary and Film Agency in Barcelona offers best-practice advice for literary agents and tips on promising international markets.

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Clube de Autores: A Self-Publishing Boom in Brazil

Ricardo Almeida

We interview Ricardo Almeida, the founder and CEO of Clube de Autores, the top self-publishing platform in Brazil.

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