Amid the industry crisis in Brazil–with two major chains filing for bankruptcy protection–publisher Luiz Schwarcz campaigns for a holiday season of book-giving.
‘A near complete sidelining of black writers,’ says ‘Words Without Borders’ editor Eric MB Becker, has resulted in a literature of the shadows.
Even amid dire conerns this week for Brazil’s leading book retail companies, it’s possible to see opportunity, Ricardo Costa tells us. Brazilian publishers are working to shore up the outlook for Saraiva and Livraria Cultura.
In a memo from CEO Markus Dohle, Penguin Random House announces majority ownership in Brazil’s largest trade publisher, Companhia das Letras.
From business ‘agility’ to a memoirist’s breakthrough—with Beckett and James Joyce in the mix, as well—these are books to watch as we go deeper into Fall 2018.
Gustavo Lembert of the Brazilian book club startup TAGLivros will outline how he’s done it on October 9 at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s ‘The Markets’ conference.
Influenced by her childhood in the caves of Brazil, author Christina Rickardsson oversees the work of the Coelho Growth Foundation for children at risk.
From Brazil, China, India, and the UAE, five children’s book publishers spoke the growing urgency to build young readership as competitive digital enticements grow more seductive.
In a fast start, Metabooks Brasil has brought more than 50,000 titles onto its platform with the top booksellers in Brazil and more than 70 publishers.
This Brazil-based agency has seen success selling translation rights for self-published authors. Agent Flavia Viotti tells us how she does it.