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The Challenge of Translating Infinite Jest Into Portuguese

David Foster Wallace's magnum opus Infinite Jest has just been translated into Portuguese.

At The Millions, Glenn H. Shepard interviewed the Portuguese translator of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest about the challenges of the project.

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The Joy of When Licensing a Book to Film Pays Off

Nicole Witt leads The Mertin Agency in Frankfurt, Germany

Nicole Witt of Frankfurt’s Mertin Agency describes the pleasure of seeing several of her titles transformed into award-winning films and the unexpected perks.

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Amazon to Offer Cut Price Kindle in Brazil

Amazon's Kindle will be far cheaper than the pricey, locally produced Positivo Alfa

When it launches, Amazon intends to sell the Kindle in Brazil for R$199 (US$115) and may drop the price further to undercut the competition.

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Nicholas Sparks, US Bestsellers Help Novo Conceito Race to the Front of Brazilian Publishing

Former motorcycle racer Fernando Baracchini only started publishing trade books in 2007, but his publishing house dominates Brazil’s bestseller lists with an array of translated […]

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Bestsellers in Brazil: January 2011

By Carlo Carrenho, These bestseller lists originally appeared on our partner website, PublishNews Brazil, a joint venture between PublishNews and Publishing Perspectives. If you […]

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A Little Bit of Brazil in Frankfurt

By Ricardo Costa In 2013, Brazil will be the Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair, and it’s not too early to consider what […]

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São Paulo Book Biennial Begins This Week

By Hannah Johnson The International Book Biennial in São Paulo, Brazil begins this Thursday. The Biennial is organized by the Brazilian Book Chamber in partnership […]

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Brazil's First E-bookstore Opens for Business

By Ricardo Costa RIO DE JANIERO: On December 15, Brazil’s first e-bookstore — Gato Sabido (Smart Cat) — opened for business, offering approximately 400 titles […]

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