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Edelsa offers ELE teachers and students didactic, digital and interactive materials

Eduardo Canales, EDELSA Grupo Didascalia exports director, talks to America Reads Spanish about the company's catalog, new releases and resources offered to ELE teachers and students.

“Abuelita llena De Vida / Abuelita Full of Life” by Amy Costales and published by Rising Moon Books is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 21

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 21 of 2012 (week ending 05/27/2012).

Santillana commemorates Carlos Fuentes' literary excellence

Santillana put together a collection of the Mexican author books to commemorate his four decades of literary work.

“Y no se lo tragó la tierra” / “And the earth did not devour him” by Tomas Rivera and published by Arte Publico Press is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 20

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 20 of 2012 (week ending 05/20/2012).

RAE to publish “La ciudad y los perros” commemorative edition

Real Academia Española and Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española celebrate 50 years since the first edition of Alvaro Vargas Llosa's “La Ciudad y los perros” (“Time of the Hero”) with a commemorative edition published by Alfaguara.

“Las razones de mis amigos” is the featured movie in Días de Cine Reading Club this week

The movie, based on Belén Gopegui's novel, is featured this week at the Días de Cine Reading Club. 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.

Illinois schools may host teachers from Spain

The Urbana school district, in Illinois, may host several temporary teachers from Spain next year reports The News-Gazzette.

Cuento de Luz gets six International Latino Book Awards

The Spanish publisher of children books will receive the awards during the June 5th ceremony at the Instituto Cervantes in New York. The awards are presented by Latino Literacy Now in partnership with Las Comadres Para Las Americas and the Instituto Cervantes.

Amazon.com announces the most well-read cities in America

Alexandria, Va., Cambridge, Mass., and Berkeley, Calif., top Amazon’s second annual “Most Well-Read Cities in America” list.

Spanish publishers will be present at Book Expo America 2012

The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), with the support of Federación de Gremios de Editores de España (FGEE), is organizing the Spanish exhibit in the upcoming Book Expo America 2012, June 4th -7th in New York. The latest edition of the “Essential Guide to Spanish Reading” will be presented at the fair, on June 6th.

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