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New York is celebrating “Festival de la Palabra” this week

The event, organized by Salón Literario Libroamérica en Puerto Rico (SLLPR), is taking place at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center of New York University until October 11th.

Grupo Anaya presents its October releases

This month's catalog includes releases like “Donde la muerte me encuentre” by Fernando Otero; “Seis peces azules” by David Tehera, and “Los desorientados” by Amin Maalouf.

Días de Cine continues to present “El Sur” until October 14th

The movie, based on Adelaida García Morales' novel is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until October 14th. 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.

CCE Miami invites to movie nights

Every Wednesday, Centro Cultural Español Miami is hosting “Días de Cine”, a free activity to promote Spanish films. This week features “El Orfanato”, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Nuevas Referencias, a blog for librarians and bibliophiles

Artist, librarian and curator Patricia Figueroa is publishing this bilingual blog featuring interviews with new Spanish-speaking authors.

“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 39

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 39 of 2012 (week ending 09/30/2012).

October 5th ARS' events at LIBER 2012

America Reads Spanish presents the roundtable “How to sell books in Spanish in the U.S.: most demanded subjects and market description” at 10:15 a.m., as part of LIBER 2012 events.

Looking into the future of Spanish book publishing

The Spanish newspaper El País has profiled a new initiative in the Spanish publishing world: "The laboratory of the Book". This group of experts has published a book entitled, "The Great Transformation, Panorama of the book sector in Spain 2012-2015.” Their goal is to analyze and make sense of the challenges facing the industry today.

Elissa Miller wins the V ARS Librarian of the Year Prize at LIBER 2012

Miller, a librarian of District of Columbia Public Library System, is the new Librarian of the Year. The award was announced October 3rd, as part of the events at LIBER 2012, International Book Fair in Barcelona.

Call for presentation proposals for HACU’s 10th International Conference closes October 15th

The Speaker proposals have to address the conference theme: “Creating Global-minded Environments on our Campuses” and can be submitted individually or by groups.

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