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“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 52

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 52 of 2012 (week ending 12/30/2012).

“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 51

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 51 of 2012 (week ending 12/23/2012).

Two children's book publishers share their thoughts on new technologies and the future ahead

Con Tu Negocio talked to Xosé Ballesteros, Kalandraka's director, and Ana Eulate, Cuento de Luz's founder, about the future of their industry, the changes ahead and the internationalization of the market.

'Cuernos de Mujer' is featured in Días de Cine Reading Club

The movie, based on Carmen Rico Godoy's novel, will be available at Días de Cine Reading Club until January 6th, 2013. 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.

Call for presentations for ACTFL's annual convention closes January 9th

The 2013 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) will be held November 22 - 24 in Orlando, FL. The theme for the presentation is “New Spaces, New Realities: Learning Any Time, Any Place.”

Días de Cine entire poster collection is now available to download

The posters include information about each film featured this year in Dias de Cine, plus an abstract of the book in which it is based and a brief biography of the author.

An interview with Lucia Gonzalez: the importance of sharing stories across generations

In this ColorinColorado interview, storyteller and children's librarian Lucía M. González talks about the stories she learned as a child in Cuba and the importance of sharing stories across generations.

“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 49

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 49 of 2012 (week ending 12/09/2012).

Call for Presentations for HACU's 2013 Annual Conference is open

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and University will hold its annual conference October 26-28 in Chicago. The Call for Presentations and speaker proposals on this year's theme, “Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Securing the American Dream,” will be accepted until April 19, 2013.

Spanish publishers and agents focus on Latin American market

Publishing Perspectives has an article on how Spain’s financial crisis and subsequent slump in book sales has led Spanish-language publishers to turn to Latin America for new revenue sources.

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