PublishNews Brazil: Saraiva Gets New CEO, Book Policies Go Back to Brasilia

In PublishNews Brazil by Edward Nawotka

Minister of Culture Marta Suplicy and and president of the National Library Foundation (FBN) Renato Lessa

Minister of Culture Marta Suplicy and and President of the National Library Foundation (FBN) Renato Lessa

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:

Saraiva Installs New CEO as Digital Begins Paying Off
Jorge Saraiva Neto is taking over as CEO of bookseller and publisher Saraiva at a time when the company is seeing explosive growth in ebook sales. Read More

Ministry of Culture Moves Oversite of Book Policies Back to Brasilia
The Ministry of Culture has moved oversite of book policies back to Brasilia from Rio, where previously the National Library Foundation (FBN) held sway. The FBN will continue to administer oversite of international book programs. Read More

Unesp Offers Another 53 Free Ebooks; 134,000 Downloaded Since 2010
State University of São Paulo, Unesp, has added another 53 titles to its free e-book collection, Propg/FEU Digital, bringing the total to 191. Since the 2010 launch, the free ebooks have been downloaded 134,000 times. 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.