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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 43

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 43 of 2012 (week ending 10/28/2012).

ARS' videos feel the pulse of Liber 2012

Liber 2012 was a huge success in Barcelona, with 6,000 industry professionals in attendance representing 450 publishers and companies from 15 countries. The focus of the 30th International Book Fair was on exports, and the evolving trends in digital publishing.

Laura Gallego wins National Prize for Children and Young Adult Literature 2012

The Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports honored the author for her book “Donde los árboles cantan” (Where trees sing.)

Random House and Penguin to merge

The two companies will create the largest consumer book publisher in the world, and it will be called Penguin Random House. The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2013, Publishers Weekly reports.

Días de Cine features 'El maestro de esgrima' for the next two weeks

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.

A Christian response to Grey’s fantasies

As a response to the success of the "Fifty Shades" trilogy, American author Shannon Ethridge addresses the issue of sexual fantasies in her new book “La falacia de Grey” (Thomas Nelson) (“The Fantasy Fallacy: Exposing the Deeper Meaning Behind Sexual Thoughts.”) With a Christian view of sexuality, Ethridge explains the deeper meaning of sexual thoughts. TintaFresca recently had the opportunity to speak with Ethridge about her latest work.

“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 42

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 42 of 2012 (week ending 10/21/2012).

The human side of Jorge Luis Borges, author and adventurer

Borges' widow, María Kodama, spoke with TintaFresca about the person and the author during her recent visit to New York to open the exhibit The Atlas of Borges.

Reader's House activities and other news of the GSR Foundation

The Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Foundation's latest newsletter features activities, projects and news.

Días de Cine continues to present 'La Guerrilla' until October 28th

The movie, based on José Martínez Ruiz – Azorín's play is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until October 28th. 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.

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