In Brazil’s book business this week: Kobo hires it’s first executive in Brazil, and Fifty Shades of Grey takes over the August bestsellers list.
This week’s news from Brazil offers a survey of the e-book market, which is rapidly growing but hugely concentrated, while Pasta do Professor is a runaway success.
As in May, Agape Jr. dominates the bestseller list in Brazil (expect 50 Shades to bump it next month), meanwhile publishers protest anti-unauthorized bio law.
This week’s issue includes profiles of Foz, an ambitious new boutique publisher, Granta’s Best Young Brazilian Writers, and Frankfurt’s education conference.
This week’s issue of PublishNewsBrazil finds three publishers among the global elite, while tracking big investments in Brazil by Santillana and Bertelsmann.
This week’s issue of PublishNews Brazil looks at the emerging Brazilian paperback market, and two plans to offer more free e-books to university students.
The bestselling title in Brazil is still Ágape by Marcelo Rossi, published by Globo Livros. Mr. Rossi is a celebrity priest in Brazil.
Three sources for the best books in Brazil: literature, children’s and short stories.
New iPad app published by Bei in Brazil features the Fernando de Noronha island. The app includes video, animation, photos, maps and more.
By Carlo Carrenho, PublishNews.com.br These bestseller lists originally appeared on our partner website, PublishNews Brazil, a joint venture between PublishNews and Publishing Perspectives. If you would like to receive a bi-weekly email newsletter about the Brazilian publishing industry, subscribe here. Every month, PublishNews Brazil will publish a summary of PublishNews‘ monthly bestseller list. The original list, in Portuguese, has weekly, …