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Basque author is not invisible anymore

Dolores Redondo's novel, “The invisible guardian”, has been reprinted five times in three weeks following publication in January in the original Spanish language, and translation rights have been sold in 15 languages. In a piece entitled “The Rising Basque Star of Crime Fiction,” Publishing Perspectives tells us who she is.

Head of Guadalajara Book Fair resigns

Nubia Macías Navarro has put an end to a decade in charge of the International Book Fair of Guadalajara. Her resignation has been a surprise, both in Mexico and in the publishing community around the globe. Macias resigned Thursday with a statement and refused to comment further, reports "El País".

New York festival celebrates poet Federico García Lorca

Starting April, “Lorca in NY, a celebration” features more than two dozen events, many of which will mine an aspect of Lorca’s “Poeta en Nueva York” (Poet in New York). “Back Tomorrow”– an exhibition of Lorca’s manuscripts and drawings at the New York Public Library, is the centerpiece of this celebration, reports NBC Latino

Días de Cine Reading Club presents 'El abuelo'

The movie, based on Benito Pérez Galdós' novel, will be available at Días de Cine Reading Club until March 31st, 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.

Anaya Multimedia releases book on the art of photography

“Fotografía de alta calidad” (High quality photography) by award-winning author José María Mellado is Anaya Multimedia's new release.

McNally Jackson presents its events for this month

Antonio Muñoz Molina will have a conversation with authors Osdany Morales and Francisco Díaz Klaassen, Friday, March 15th at the New York-based bookstore.

'Santa Biblia / Holy Bible: Reina-Valera 1909' published by Barbour Publishing is #1 best selling title in Spanish in the US for week 10

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 10 of 2013 (week ending 3/10/2013).

The number of Spaniard readers grew in 2012

The Federación de Gremios de Editores de España (Spanish Federation of Publishing Guilds) conducted a study that reveals that 63 percent of that country's population, 14 years and older, dedicate some of their time to read. It also describes the profile of the Spaniard reader: a woman with college education, that lives in the city and prefers novels, book in Spanish, and reads as a form of entertainment.

Nowtilus and Tombooktu Publishers make history popular, offer fantasy, terror and other non-fiction titles

Santos Rodríguez from Nowtilus and Tombooktu, talked to ARS about what sets each of these publishing companies apart, their new catalogs and the titles they offer to American readers.

Días de Cine Reading Club continues to present 'Juana la loca'

The movie, based on Manuel Tamayo y Baus' “La locura del amor”, will be available at Días de Cine Reading Club until March 17th, 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.

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