PublishNews Brazil: Livrarias Curitiba’s Great Year, Brazil in Leipzig

In PublishNews Brazil by Edward Nawotka

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

Bookseller Livrarias Curitiba Has Best Year in Its History
Bookstore chain Livrarias Curitiba is not only celebrating its 50th anniversary, but also record sales and expansion, with 2012 sales up 19.9% over 2011. Read More

Lafonte to Invest $15 Million in 2013, Launching Two Imprints
Publisher Lafonte, part of media group Escala, is investing US$ 15 million in the Brazilian market in 2013, including launching two new imprints. Read More

Ministry of Culture In, National Library Out
The Ministry of Culture is once again resuming control of the national book and reading promotion activities after having ceded control to the National Library. Read More

Leipzig Fair Features Nine Brazilian Authors
Nine Brazilian writers will participate in literary and cultural programs in four German cities, in preparation for the Frankfurt Book Fair, starting with the Leipzig Book Fair, March 14-17. Read More

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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.