Can Brazil Build 39 Libraries Per Day Until 2020?

In PublishNews Brazil by Edward Nawotka

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

Can Brazil Build 39 Libraries Per Day Until 2020?
Brazil’s government is demanding that every school in the country house a library by 2020. To meet that goal, 128,020 libraries will have to be built — or 39 per day — if the goal it to be met on time.

Amazon, Kobo Demonstrate Power to Boost Ebook Sales in Brazil
It may still be early days, but Amazon and Kobo are already showing their ability to boost ebook sales, particularly when it comes to specially promoted titles. 

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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.