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'Santa Biblia / Holy Bible: Reina-Valera 1909' published by Barbour Publishing is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 25

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 25 of 2013 (week ending 6/23/2013).

Miami Book Fair International 2013 celebrates its 30th anniversary

The nation’s finest and largest literary gathering, Miami Book Fair International, presented by The Center for Literature and Theatre @ Miami Dade College (MDC), turns 30 this year. The beloved festival will take place November 17 – 24, 2013, at Miami Dade MDC’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.

The secret to engage young and future readers

During the 7th edition of the conference “Lessons and teachers,” organized by the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo and the Santillana Foundation, three authors explored ways to engage young readers, creating better reading habits and correcting the mistakes made in the past, reports El País.

'Adosados' is featured at Días de Cine Reading for the next two weeks

The movie, based on Félix Bayón's novel, will be available at Días de Cine Reading Club until July 7th, 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.

'Inferno: Spanish Edition' published by Vintage Books is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 24

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 24 of 2013 (week ending 6/16/2013).

Is Spanish a foreign language in the U.S.? Not any more

Huffington Post publishes and article accompanied by a slideshow showing why Spanish is not a foreign language in the U.S.

Aside from Mexico, U.S. is the country with more Spanish-speakers

Latinos are the largest minority in the United States with 52 million people, according to the Pew Research Hispanic Center. Except for Mexico, that is more Spanish-speakers than in any country of Latin America, and projections are that the figure will triple by 2050, The Raw Story reports.

2013 Madrid Book fair closed with improved sales

The Madrid Book Fair closed Sunday with 7.1 million euros in sales, representing 9.3% over the previous year, a positive balance, reports El Mundo.

REFORMA is inviting to ALA Annual 2013 conference

Denice Adkins, president of The National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking, REFORMA, is encouraging to attend the 137th Annual Conference in Chicago, June 27 to July 2.

SEPA names B&H publisher of the year

The Spanish Evangelical Publishers Association (SEPA), has named B&H Publishing Group Publisher of the Year. The winner also received six other awards, including Book of the Year for "La Resolución para Hombres" (The Resolution for Men), while "El Desafo del Amor" (The Love Dare) was recognized for selling more than 250,000 copies, The Alabama Baptist reports.

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