Posts tagged Simplissimo
Brazil’s first Read an E-Book Week mobilizes publishers and booksellers
February 28, 2013 | 12:55 pm
Starting next Sunday, March 3, readers across Brazil will have one more reason to know and experience the digital book—a reason they feel in their pockets. Booksellers, publishers and authors promote the first "Semana do Livro Digital," a local version of Read an E-Book Week, a traditional online event that's been running since 2004. The Brazilian week will offer thousands of free or discounted e-books from March 3 through March 9, the same time period during which the original Canadian Read an E-Book Week event will be happening this year. In Brazil, dozens of publishers and independent authors will be taking part...
New Brazilian ebook store to open; DRM a problem
April 12, 2010 | 8:51 am
I got the following email from Eduardo Melo from Brazil and thought it well worth sharing: Hi, Paul I read last week a post at Teleread (transcripting Publishing Perspectives), about e-books in Brazil. So I got courage to write you about us! We are opening a new brazilian e-bookstore, called Simplíssimo (www.simplíssimo.com.br), that is going to be launched between late April, early May. Simplíssimo will not only sell e-books, but also, thanks to a partnership with Simplicissimus Book Farm, offer brazilian editors ePub conversion services and e-book distribution across a number of other brazilian online stores, using SBF's Stealth e-book distribution platform. Me and...