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“Soldados de Salamina” is the featured movie in Días de Cine Reading Club for the next two weeks

The movie, based on Javier Cercas novel is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until August 5th. 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.

ARS's YouTube channel features more than 300 videos

The videos, organized by categories, feature interviews, book reviews and more.

Total book sales fell and unit sales rose in 2011

Publishers Weekly reports that in 2011 total book sales fell 2.5 percent and unit sales rose 3.4 percent with the discrepancy due to higher sales of lower-priced e-books.

“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 28

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 28 of 2012 (week ending 07/15/2012).

“Things that Dream: Contemporary Calligraphic Artists' Books” / “Cosas que sueñan: Libros de artistas caligráficos contemporáneos” exhibition catalog now on sale

The sixteen one-of-a-kind books of poetry by Pablo Neruda and Federico García Lorca are the fruit of a five-year collaboration between poet and model Mary Julia Klimenko, artist Manuel Neri, calligrapher Thomas Ingmire, and design binders Daniel E. Kelm, Kylin Lee, and fellow mechanics at the Wide Awake Garage.

The second issue of “PuntoEs” is now available

The digital magazine about the world of the Spanish language includes news, calendar of events, articles, interviews and much more.

e-Libro e-books will be available through OCLC's WorldCat

The provider of Spanish language e-books delivered on the ebrary platform announced that all its e-books will soon be discoverable through OCLC's WorldCat, the world's largest library catalog.

Four reasons to visit your local library this summer

The country's public libraries offer plenty of activities these months of vacation and heat.

“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 27

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 27 of 2012 (week ending 07/08/2012).

“Pacto de Brujas” is the featured movie in Días de Cine Reading Club for the next two weeks

The movie, based on Andreu Martín's “La camisa del revés,” is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until July 22nd. 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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