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Días de Cine presents “Coronación” next two weeks

The movie, based on José Donoso novel is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until August 19th. 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.

The evolution of the species, the editorial species that is

Dosdoce.com analyses the new role of publishers and how authors, known and unknown, are benefiting in the digital era.

Santillana releases “¿De qué color es tu paracaídas?

The latest edition of the best-selling job-hunting book “What Color Is Your Parachute?” by Richard N. Bolles is now available in Spanish.

ALA's conference session “Spanish Selection” video and presentation are now available

The “Spanish Selection: Emerging Trends & Reliable Strategies” session of the ALA conference is now available in Youtube. The slide presentation is also available to download.

“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 30

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 30 of 2012 (week ending 07/29/2012).

Writer Héctor Tizón died Tuesday

The author, Argentinean province of Jujuy’s Supreme Court justice and diplomat was 82.

Bicultural writer tatiana de la tierra has died

Born in Villavicencio, Colombia in 1962 and raised in Miami, Florida, tatiana de la tierra (she always insisted on lower case) passed away Tuesday. Stanford University's Adan Griego remembers her.

Spanish Publishers releases the award wining novel “Slow Years”

The novel by Fernando Aramburu won the 2011 Tusquets award.

Second hand books sold by weight

Spanish book store La Casquería started selling secondhand books by the kilo reports springwise.com.

Santillana releases “Me llaman la tequilera”

The historical biography “They Call Me La Tequilera” by Alma Velasco not only sketches a portrait of the artist who invented the Mariachi genre as we know it, but zealously reconstructs the passionate life of the extraordinary woman known as Lucha Reyes.

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