Since the commercial sale of eBooks began in Brazil in late 2009, the number of digital books in Portuguese was always scarce – never more than a few thousand. Apparently, the situation is changing.
Simplíssimo conducted a survey during the month of January, to establish current data on the provision of eBooks in Portuguese, the composition of the catalogs, available formats, major genres available, among other information. Were consulted the websites of major bookstores that offer eBooks in Portuguese (Gato Sabido, Saraiva, Cultura and Amazon) on January 20, and listed the titles currently available to consumers. [leia mais]