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In the Global Book Market, India and Brazil Remain Hot

Andre Breedt

India and Brazil are the places to be for publishers, according to figures revealed by Nielsen’s Andre Breedt in a swift overview of the global book market.

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Educating Amazon: Brazil Gov’t Seeks Suitors for School Ebooks

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Contrary to many recent press reports Amazon does not have an exclusive deal to distribute digital books to the lucrative Brazilian education market.

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To Tango, Flamenco and Samba: Penguin Random House Merger with Santillana

A map depicting Santillana's worldwide footprint.

The Penguin Random House deal to absorb Santillana’s trade lines has serious implications for the Spanish-book market, but the outlier in the deal is Brazil.

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PRH/Santillana Merger Threatens Digital Shake Up in Brazil Ebook Sector

Roberto Feith, Objetiva’s CEO, is the Chairman of DLD’s board. Photo by Bruno Veiga.

Penguin Random House Merger with Santillana will force the Brazilian operation to choose whether to stay or leave the powerful DLD digital distribution platform.

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Is Barnes & Noble’s Nook Expanding to Brazil?

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An email to Brazilian publishers suggested that Barnes & Noble plans to start selling ebooks in Brazil soon, but B&N has yet to confirm.

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In Brazil, Amazon Starts Selling Kindles Direct, Books are Next

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After 13 months of using partners to sell Kindles in Brazil, Amazon is now offering direct sales. If they can do that, books are not likely far behind.

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The Vikings of Brazil

Pasi Lohman

We interview São Paulo-based literary agent Pasi Loman who specializes in selling book rights between Brazilian and Scandinavian publishers.

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Foreign Publishers in Brazil Still Optimistic Despite Slowdown

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Exchange rate swings and the expectation of lower GDP growth have shaken businesses, including publishing. But foreign investors remain optimistic in Brazil’s potential.

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Frankfurt Increases Professionalism and Pressure, Say Brazilians

Miriam Gabbai of Callis Publishing was a Frankfurt veteran.

Brazil’s turn as Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair put added pressure on publishers to work at a higher level. Will the positive impact last?

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“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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