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Santiago de Chile is celebrating its International Book Fair-2012

With Ecuador as a guest of honor, as well as the Ecuadorian president as author and a representative of Amazon, among others, the Santiago’s International Book Fair-2012 will end November 11th.

Author Javier Cercas to speak in New York and Chicago

One of Spain's most translated contemporary writers will participate in several lectures and discuss his latest books in the two cities at the end of the month.

Días de Cine continues to present 'El maestro de esgrima' until November 11th

The movie, based on Arturo Pérez-Reverte's novel is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until November 11th. 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.

HACU announces new board members in its latest newsletter

Also, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities' bulletin features their President's State of HACU Address at the Annual Conference, the champions of Hispanic higher education success,  the first inductee to the HACU Alumni Wall of Honor and more.

Junot Díaz is finalist to the National Book Award in the fiction category

The Dominican writer and Pulitzer prize winner in among the 20 authors nominated to the The National Book Foundation's award.

“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 43

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 43 of 2012 (week ending 10/28/2012).

ARS' videos feel the pulse of Liber 2012

Liber 2012 was a huge success in Barcelona, with 6,000 industry professionals in attendance representing 450 publishers and companies from 15 countries. The focus of the 30th International Book Fair was on exports, and the evolving trends in digital publishing.

Laura Gallego wins National Prize for Children and Young Adult Literature 2012

The Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports honored the author for her book “Donde los árboles cantan” (Where trees sing.)

Random House and Penguin to merge

The two companies will create the largest consumer book publisher in the world, and it will be called Penguin Random House. The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2013, Publishers Weekly reports.

Días de Cine features 'El maestro de esgrima' for the next two weeks

The movie, based on Arturo Pérez-Reverte's novel is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until November 11th. 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.

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