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Antonio Muñoz Molina to host event at King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center

As part of the series “Creative Writing in Spanish Events” at the New York University's King Juan Carlos Center, on Thursday, February 21 the Spanish author will be hosting “El cuento y la mirada”, a reflection on the diversity and shared characteristics of narrative strategies in literature, visual arts and popular culture.

Translated books have their own audience

While in the US translated books make up only 3 percent of all publications, in other countries that percentage is higher. Joanna Zgadzaj and Nancy Roberts, of Stork Press, write an editorial piece on Publishing Perspectives on what the problem is with translations and if it is true that readers do not want them.

'Beltenebros' is playing at Días de Cine Reading Club

The movie, based on Antonio Muñoz Molina's novel, will be available at Días de Cine Reading Club until March 3rd, 2013. This initiative is sponsored by the America Reads Spanish program and the American Library Association to promote literature and the Spanish language in American libraries and universities.

'Viviendo / Living' by Adamari López and published by Celebra Trade is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 6

Nielsen BookScan, part of the Nielsen Company (US) LLC, and America Reads Spanish (ARS) present the free, weekly list of the Spanish bestseller titles in the US Market for week 6 of 2013 (week ending 2/10/2013).

McNally Jackson presents new books and events for this month

The New York-based bookstore is hosting several events this month. Read details about each of them in its newsletter, that also features books recently released as well as an open invitation to the Spanish Language Discussion Group, every Saturday at 1 p.m.

Tintafresca features book reviews, news in its latest newsletter

Read about the upcoming Juanes' biography, the return of Isabel Allende, John Lennon's personal letters in a book in Spanish. Plus an interview with Jose Ignacio Valenzuela, author of “Malamor 2,” reviews on Justice Sonia Sotomayor's “Mi mundo adorado” (the Spanish title for her memoir, “My beloved world”), and Michael Hyatt's “Plataforma.”

'La carta esférica' plays until February 17th at Días de Cine Reading Club

The movie, based on Arturo Pérez-Reverte's' novel, will be available at Días de Cine Reading Club until Sunday. This initiative is sponsored by the America Reads Spanish program and the American Library Association to promote literature and the Spanish language in American libraries and universities.

Anaya ELE launches a new Spanish as a Second Language program

“Método Anaya Ele”, aimed to young and adults, is based on two fundamental pillars: communication and practice.

Bookmasters to distribute Promoción Popular Cristiana in the U.S.

Bookmasters signed an agreement with Promoción Popular Cristiana (PPC) to distribute their Spanish-language books in the United States, reports Publishers Weekly.

'Arriba y abajo”, two kids, two lives, one goal: to build a library

'Arriba y abajo” tells the story of two kids that live miles apart, but shared many things. It is also a project to collect funds to build a library for Saharis refugees.

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