From the export of Brazilian literature to the fostering of business in the city of São Paulo

During one of the “Papo de Mercado” (Market Chats) roundtables at the last International Book Fair in São Paulo, the Sharjah Publishing City consultant Mohamed Noor Hersi said something that marked me a lot: “I have been walking through this fair and I am surprised by the number of books that are available in Portuguese. […]

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Winner of the LeYa Award 2018, Itamar Vieira Junior publishes “Torto Arado” in Portugal

The novel “Torto Arado” (Plow Crooked) is already scheduled to arrive in Portuguese bookstores: February 11th. Produced by the Brazilian writer Itamar Vieira Junior, the work caught the attention of the jury of the Leya Award, which highlighted the book for “the solidity of the construction, the balance of the narrative and the way it […]

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The comic Monica Adventures arrives to the USA

The American readers who follow the saga of Monica and Friends can already be satisfied. The foreign version of “Turma da Mônica Jovem”, which presents the story of the friends during adolescence, will be published in the US by the publishing house Papercutz under the title “Monica Adventures”. Turma da Mônica (Monica and Friends) is […]

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Brazilian comic Carolina wins award at the Angoulême Comics Festival

Carolina Maria de Jesus had international success in the 1960s with the publication of “Quarto de Despejo – Diário de Uma Favelada” (Child Of The Dark: The Diary Of Carolina Maria De Jesus) (1960), a work that was translated into 13 languages. Resident of the Canindé Favela, black woman and mother of three children, Carolina […]

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The Brazilian comic Angola Janga enters the list of best of the year of the French magazine Les Inrocks

Published in 2017 in France by the publishing house Çà et Là, the comic “Angola Janga – uma história dos Palmares” (Angola Janga – a history of Palmares) was included in the list of the best works of 2018 by the French magazine Les Inrocks, one of the most important publications related to the creative […]

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The Arab book Princess in a Box presents Brazilian culture for children

The Arab writer Fatimah Sharafeddine and the illustrator Maya Fidawi have released the book “Princess in a Box”, a Brazilian story that is part of the series of tales “Dunya Al Hakaya” (A World of Stories). The series brings diverse narratives with cultural references from around the world to portray the values, traditions, and stories […]

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