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Latin American authors turn their lives into fiction

El País' Raquel Garzón analyzes the literature that is currently coming out of Latin America. Intimate plots that go from the love story to the political or humorist topic.

LIBER TRADE MISSION

20 US librarians to be part of Liber 2013 Trade Mission to Spain

Children stories come alive

Facing the imposing stillness on paper, interactive and multimedia possibilities offered by tablets and smart phones are the new trend for story telling. Publishers are not ignoring the new reality and the result is a boom of apps to supply the demand.

Charter school focusing on bilingual education opens its doors in Arizona

Mexicayotl Academy will open a campus in Tuscon, serving kindergarten through second grade, with plans to eventually expand to eighth grade.

'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 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 2013 (week ending 7/28/2013).

Anaya presents its releases for the second half of the year

Anaya Infantil y Juvenil announces its latest releases. “Cat and Mouse”, “Mi primera sopa de libros” and “Pinch of salt – A Little Bit” will be available by September.

Who are the top Latino authors everyone should know?

The Huffington Post features this photo gallery with whom they consider the “crème de la crème of Latino writers — ever”.

Illinois library expands its Spanish-language collection

A state grant is allowing a public library in Morris, Il to add more than 350 Spanish-language books to its collection.

SGAE elects new president

The Spanish Society of Authors and Publishers, SGAE, elected José Luis Acosta Salmerón as their new president, a few weeks after the Madrid-based organization voted to remove Antón Reixa from the position.

Bilingual high school graduates could get states' seal of biliteracy

To help the future U.S. workforce compete in an increasingly global economy, a lawmaker wants states to grant certification to high-school students who can demonstrate proficiency in English and at least one other language, just like the more than 10,000 students in California that earned the seal for the first time last year.

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