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Grupo Anaya's December releases are now available

The December catalog also features the section “Un libro, un regalo” (A book, a gift) with presents ideas for all age groups.

Washington Post highlights ARS' award to D.C. librarian

Recently, Elissa Miller won the America Reads Spanish's Librarian of the Year award. The prestigious newspaper reported Miller's accomplishment in its “D.C. News in Brief” section.

“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 44

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 44 of 2012 (week ending 11/04/2012).

Two Latina mothers tell why bilingual is better

Southern California Public Radio's Leslie Berestein Rojas interviewed the coauthors of "Bilingual is Better," Roxana A. Soto and Ana L. Flores. They both are also the two bloggers behind “Spanglish Baby,” a site for parents who are trying to raise bilingual children.

Rosana Ubanell: 'The strongest recollection is not memory, but feeling'

After the success of "Volver a morir" (Dead Again, 2011), the novel with the first-ever Hispanic detective as a protagonist, now being made into a TV series, writer Rosana Ubanell is back with a totally different novel, "Perdido en tu piel" (Lost in Your Skin), a suspense romance with erotic overtones. ARS had the opportunity to talk to the author.

Santiago de Chile is celebrating its International Book Fair-2012

With Ecuador as a guest of honor, as well as the Ecuadorian president as author and a representative of Amazon, among others, the Santiago’s International Book Fair-2012 will end November 11th.

Author Javier Cercas to speak in New York and Chicago

One of Spain's most translated contemporary writers will participate in several lectures and discuss his latest books in the two cities at the end of the month.

Días de Cine continues to present 'El maestro de esgrima' until November 11th

The movie, based on Arturo Pérez-Reverte's novel is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until November 11th. 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.

HACU announces new board members in its latest newsletter

Also, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities' bulletin features their President's State of HACU Address at the Annual Conference, the champions of Hispanic higher education success,  the first inductee to the HACU Alumni Wall of Honor and more.

Junot Díaz is finalist to the National Book Award in the fiction category

The Dominican writer and Pulitzer prize winner in among the 20 authors nominated to the The National Book Foundation's award.

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