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ARS presents video of Mario Vargas Llosa accepting speech of the Carlos Fuentes Prize

The nobel prized writer won the inaugural Carlos Fuentes International Prize for Literary Creation in the Spanish Language. ARS shares the video of his accepting speech.

Adan Griego's impressions of the Guadalajara International Book Fair

The fair ended yesterday, and Griego, from Stanford University Libraries, shares his impressions of the so call most important book event, on his Salalm's blog.

Días de Cine continues to present 'Los girasoles ciegos' until December 9th

The movie, based on Alberto Méndez's novel is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until December 9th. 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.

Caballero Bonald wins Cervantes Prize

The Spanish poet and novelist has been awarded the 2012 Cervantes Prize for helping "enrich the Hispanic literary legacy," the jury said.

Bilingual education may help shrink achievement gap for hispanic students

KUNM, New Mexico public radio, reports how bilingual programs for hispanic students are not only the key for academic success, but they offer hope for a better life.

Experts debate the future of ebooks in Spanish at Guadalajara International Book Fair

Javier Sepúlveda Hales, from Ebooks Patagonia; Pedro Huerta, from Amazon, and Adán Griego, from Stanford University Libraries, participated in the event “Electronic books: what, how, where and why,” hosted Monday at the fair.

“Cincuenta Sombras de Grey / Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James and published by Vintage Books is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 47

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 47 of 2012 (week ending 11/25/2012).

Librarians meet in Guadalajara International Book Fair

Librarians are having the opportunity to share their experiences about their Spanish catalog at the Book Fair. First in a breakfast offered by Lectorum Publications and then at a lunch hosted by the fair itself, informs Publishers Weekly.

The latest edition of Tintafresca newsletter is now available

This issue features interviews with authors Sylvia Day, Shannon Ethridge and Rosana Ubanell, plus reviews like Ana Fuentes' “Cuando los chinos hablan,” TintaFresca in Guadalajara Book Fair and publishing industry's news.

Spanish publishing sector is well represented in the Guadalajara International Book Fair

More than 80 publishing companies, headed by Federación de Gremios de Editores de España (FGEE), are exhibiting in the 26th edition of the fair, that started this weekend and closes December 2nd.

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