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'Inquebrantable: Mi Historia, A Mi Manera / Unbreakable: My Story, My Way' published by Atria Books is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 32

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 32 of 2013 (week ending 8/11/2013).

Use of languages other than English in the U.S. has nearly tripled over the past three decades

60.6 million people in the United States speaks a language other than English at home, that is up from 23 million in 1980, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

More than 36,000 titles were published in Spain during the first half of the year

Spanish publishers have registered a total of 36,323 titles for the first six months of 2013, in print, digital and other formats, according to the ISBN Agency.

A literary tour though Spain

From the biographies of Federico García Lorca and King Juan Carlos, to travel and food books, The Telegraph presents that collection of places with distinct identities and different food called Spain.

HarperCollins Christian launches Spanish online portal

Since the acquisition of Thomas Nelson, HarperCollins has been building a integrated Christian media business. Part of that strategy is LiderVision.com, an online portal for Hispanic pastors and other Christian leaders.

Children can learn two languages as easily as they can learn one

In a study examining how bilingual children learn the two different language sound systems they are acquiring simultaneously, Ithaca College faculty member Skott Freedman has discovered insights that indicate children can learn two native languages as easily as they can learn one.

Children’s literature from Argentina is gaining more attention

The children’s publishing segment continues to grow and represents some 22% of the total market in that country. With events like the Children's and Youth Book Fair and Magic in Bookstores, and being the nation Guest of Honor at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair is positioning Argentina as a capital of children's authors in Latin America.

The "Real Academia Española" celebrates 300 years

Early this month, the Royal Spanish Academy is celebrating its first 300 years. Back in 1713, a group of 11 experts started working on a new dictionary published 26 years later. This time, the Academy will celebrate with a new website to be unveiled in September and a exhibition at the National Library, to be opened by the King and Queen of Spain.

'Inquebrantable: Mi Historia, A Mi Manera / Unbreakable: My Story, My Way' published by Atria Books is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 31

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 31 of 2013 (week ending 8/4/2013).

Awards recognize the work of two authors

Fernando García de Cortázar won the Premio de Novela Histórica Alfonso X El Sabio, and Ciriaco Morón was awarded the Premio Menéndez Pelayo.

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