RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian publishing market sold 28 million books in the first half of 2021, an increase of 48.5% compared to the same period in 2020, according to a study released Wednesday by the National Association of Book Publishers (SNEL).
In total, between January and June this year, the sector invoiced R$1.19 billion (about US$228.8 million) from the sale of publications, 39.9 % more than in the first half of 2020.
In the latest period analyzed, which covers June and part of July, the book market had an "expressive" growth in sales . . .