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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

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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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Brazilian Children’s Books on the Rise in Frankfurt

Miriam Gabbai of Callis Publishing was a Frankfurt veteran.

Leading Brazilian children’s publishers are in the spotlight this year at the Frankfurt Book Fair, and demonstrate Brazil’s growing rights business with markets around the world.

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Videos from Frankfurt: Brazil, Predictions, Charlie Redmayne, and Casper Grathwohl

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On the first day of the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Publishing Perspectives video team interviewed agents, publishers and organizers about their expectations for the near future of the industry.

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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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Coelho Cancels Frankfurt Appearance in Protest of Brazil Gov’t

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Paulo Coelho cancelled his Frankfurt Book Fair appearances as an act of political theater, rather than support for genre writers, as he claims.

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“Using Few Words To Say More”

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Brazilian harbor pilot Francisco Pereira is launching Reflexiva—a publisher, institute, consultancy, and charitable foundation—at next week’s Frankfurt Book Fair.

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Ahead of Frankfurt, Brazilian Translations Gain Traction Abroad

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Ahead of Brazil’s stint as Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair, we spoke with several publishers about the reception of Brazilian literature abroad.

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Brazil, “A Land of Many Voices,” Comes to New York

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Prior to the Frankfurt Book Fair, the German Book Office in New York hosted a party celebrating Brazil as this year’s Guest of Honor Country.

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