PublishNews Brazil: Kobo Hires First Exec, 50 Shades Dominates

In PublishNews Brazil by Edward Nawotka

This week’s issue of PublishNewsBrazil, a collaboration between Publishing Perspectives and Publish News, brings you all the latest news from the booming Brazilian book market, including:

Kobo Hires Ex-Xeriph Exec as Brazilan Publisher Relations Manager
Kobo’s Brazilian adventure began to take shape last week with the hiring of Camila Cabete, the company’s first Brazilian staff member, as its new Senior Manager of Publisher Relations.

In August, Brazilians Finally Submit to 50 Shades Phenomenon
In its first month on sale in Brazil Fifty Shades of Grey sold more than the last four monthly number one bestsellers combined.

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About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.