The second 2020-2021 round of translation funding from Publishing Scotland supports literary works translated into 10 languages.
Two years into its work, the book program for children devised by the United Nations and IPA gets a lusophone wing.
It can be easier to get Portugal’s books into Latin American via Spanish translations than to sell them in the original Portuguese-language editions in Brazil.
A strong reading culture frequently has a tendency to robust news consumption, as well. The Reuters Institute’s new Digital News Report has many revelations to offer, from 26 countries.
While taking stock of lagging literacy rates and persistent economic challenges, literary agent Patricia Seibel still sees quality and a loyalty to literary fiction as hallmarks of Portugal’s resilient market.
PublishNews’ Carlo Carrenho profiles the six fascinating winners of a new prize honoring Brazil’s top young publishing talent.
Half a dozen publishers who attended this year’s Yale Publishing Course shared their international publishing challenges. Do you have answers for them?
Through a cooperation with bookseller FNAC Portugal, Kobo has launched its e-book platform in Portugal. It will sell devices through FNAC stores and website.
By Edward Nawotka Lonely Planet has put out a top ten list of the world’s greatest bookshops, which is led by San Francisco’s City Lights Books. The top three are rounded-out by Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Buenos Aires and Livraria Lello in Porto. Also on the list, are several stores which we’ve covered here, including London’s Daunt Books, Shakespeare & Co. in …
By Gwendolyn Dawson José Saramago’s novel The Elephant’s Journey, published after his death earlier this year, borrows its action from an actual historical event: the gift of an elephant by the king of Portugal to the Archduke of Austria in 1551 and the elephant’s subsequent journey to its new home. Filled with charm and whimsy, it reads like an adult …
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