Editora Globo

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Editora Globo
Industry Publishing
Genre Various
Founded 1883
Founders L. P. de Barcellos & S. A. Pinto
Headquarters Porto Alegre
Number of locations Brazil
Area served Brazil
Products Books
Parent Grupo Globo
Website editoraglobo.globo.com

The Editora Globo (Globo Editors) is a respected Brazilian publishing house, property of Fundação Roberto Marinho. It began as a bookstore called Livraria do Globo, created in Porto Alegre, in December 1883, by Laudelino Pinheiro de Barcellos and Saturnino Alves Pinto.

History[edit]

The bookstore "Livraria do Globo" begun as in a little store located at "Rua da Praia" (Beach's Road) Number 268. The bookstore worked daily since 6:30 am to 10:00 pm, including Saturdays. With a little business success, the bookstore started working as a graphic house, making bookbidings and other small services and the building where it was located suffered a small reformation.

In 1917, the bookstore became an intellectual point, receiving the daily visit of writers, poets, politicians and liberal thinkers. Its first branch store was created in Santa Maria, near the old ferryway center of Rio Grande do Sul. The "Livraria do Globo's" owners decided to create an own magazine, called "Revista do Globo".

In the 1940s, the bookstore company reached its top success, with three branch stores in Brazil's South Region and offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. In 1986 the bookstore was sold to Rio Gráfica Editora, property of Fundação Roberto Marinho, that decided to rename its publishing house to Editora Globo, which continues as the current name.

Main titles[edit]

These are the main titles published by Editora Globo nowadays (books are not included because there are innumerous titles published of the most different subjects):

"Livraria do Globo's" back façade in Porto Alegre

Have been published 1002 books and 69 collections.

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