Trends on Brazilian book market – fiction best sellers by Brazilian writers (2000-2009)
Keywords: Books, publishing industry, fiction. Brazilian writers
AbstractThe first part of this paper describes Brazilian general book market quantitative data on the period from 2000 to 2009; the second part analyzes the list of best sellers in Brazil on that period, focusing on the presence of Brazilian fiction writers on it. Our analysis points to the conclusion that there is an undeniable quantitative increase on such market but it is not accompanied by innovation. Most titles are world wide best sellers from Anglo-Saxon culture that receive massive publishing campaign and issuing, and represent very little risk to the publishing industry. As for Brazilian writers, they were already well known, especially from TV.
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Reimão, S. (2011). Trends on Brazilian book market – fiction best sellers by Brazilian writers (2000-2009). MATRIZes, 5(1), 194-210. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1982-8160.v5i1p194-210