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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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Writing is “Facing Up to Reality,” say Grossman, Vargas Llosa

David Grossman and Mario Vargas Llosa engaged in a spirited discussion during the first day of FIL Guadalajara, where Israel is the Guest of Honor.

Writing should be about confronting issues to provoke change, said Israel’s David Grossman to Nobel Prize-winner Mario Vargas Llosa at the FIL in Guadalajara.

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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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Frankfurt Book Fair Director on German/Brazilian Collaboration

Juergen Boos, Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair

With Brazil as Guest of Honor at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair some 250 Brazilian books are being translated and Germany will feature at Rio’s book fair this month.

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