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America Reads Spanish will host three engaging events at Liber 2012

On October 3rd and 5th, America Reads Spanish will host three interesting events, as part of the very busy calendar of events of the International Book Fair in Barcelona.

Susan Sarandon is featured in ARS's “Amigos del Español” section this month

The extraordinary actress, committed to her political views and her work in Hollywood, is fascinated with Spain, where she learned Spanish and developed a passion for authors like Neruda and García Márquez. ARS talked with Sarandon about her work and her passion in life.

The importance of celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

NBC Latino tell us the origin of the Hispanic Heritage Month and why celebrating it is important for Latino families.

Días de Cine continues to present “A hierro muere” until September 30th

The movie, based on Luis Saslavsky's novel is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until September 30th. 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.

“La Academia se divierte” is an account of 300 years of Royal Spanish Academy's anecdotes

Sebastián Moreno writes in his book the best stories, adventures and secrets of the members of the Royal Spanish Academy. elcultural.es talked to the author about this book published by Esfera de los Libros.

“The bookstore of your life” in La Estación Azul

The rtve.es' radio show remembers is this program the neighborhood bookstore, through the words of three booksellers that shared with the audience a day in their lives, their challenges and the best part of their profession.

The winners of the Promote Reading Awards 2012 have been announced

Levante-EMV, La Estación Azul de RNE and La Sexta Noticias, are the winners of the 11th edition of “Premios de Fomento de la Lectura” granted by Federación de Gremios de Editores de España (Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds) to the media.

RAE is sponsoring the first Spanish manual for Internet

Representatives of social media, search engines and bloggers will get together today for the presentation of the “'Escribir en internet. Guía para los nuevos medios y las redes sociales,” elmundo.es reports.

Jose Mármol receives the Casa de América de Poesía Award

The Dominican author honored for his “Lenguaje del Mar”. Besides the award, Mármol will see his work printed by Visor Libros.

“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 37

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 37 of 2012 (week ending 09/16/2012).

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