ARS' November newsletter is now available

This newsletter features new releases like "El siglo que despierta" by Carlos Fuentes/Ricardo Lagos and "La luz difícil" by Tomás González, a video with Linda Goodman at Liber 2012 in ARS TV and Ewan McGregor as "Amigo del Español".

“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 45

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 45 of 2012 (week ending 11/1/2012).

Interview - Maria Estévez, author of La Reina del Duende (Roca Editorial)

Watch this interview with María Estévez, author of La Reina del Duende, a biography of Pastora Imperio.

Festival Eñe Madrid 2012 starts this week

With the inaugural ceremony on Thursday, the Festival will have activities Friday and Saturday with writers, editors y readers form Spain and America to celebrate the Spanish language.

The Miami International Book Fair, eight-day literary party, has started

The annual event runs until November 18 and features nightly readings and discussions with authors from the United States and around the world, plus the popular Street Fair that includes Festival of Authors, with more than 350 authors reading and discussing their work.

School officials praise multicultural classes and the benefits of bilingual programs

The Rantoul Press features a story on the Illinois' Rantoul City School district bilingual program. With a cost of $363,735 for this year, school officials explain why the benefits are priceless.

Ewan McGregor is featured in ARS's 'Amigos del Español section this month

The Scottish actor Ewan McGregor plays a real life father on vacation in the movie “The Impossible,” filmed between Thailand and Spain. After this experience he confesses that, even though he did not learn the language, he would love to shoot a movie in Spanish.

Días de Cine features 'La lengua de las mariposas' for the next two weeks

The movie, based on Manuel Rivas' story is featured at the Días de Cine Reading Club until November 25th. 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.

This week's cultural events at KJCC in New York

Mexican writer Benito Taibo will present his first novel, “Persona Normal,” and Spanish poet and translator Luis Muñoz will read selections of his latest work.

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.

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