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International Hot Book Properties, Week of August 7, 2017

Spanish Mountaineer's Book Preempted in France. Summits of My Life by Kilian Jornet, a professional mountaineer, has just been preempted by French publisher Arthaud (which is part of Flammarion).Ara Llibres will publish the book in Spanish and Catalan in October, and Ella Sher Agency controls rights on their behalf.

Books In Spanish News Roundup: June 2017

The Tejano Association for Historical Preservation has selected Nicolás Kanellos, founding director of Arte Público Press and the University of Houston Brown Foundation Professor of Hispanic Studies, as the recipient of its award for excellence in literary preservation.

Amor es la respuesta (Love is the Answer), by Carmela Díaz. Journalist and writer Carmela Díaz has just published her latest novel

Journalist and writer Carmela Díaz has just published her latest novel, Amor es la respuesta (Love is the Answer), a novel with a wonderfully documented historical setting, a plot in which historical characters intervene, and considerable doses of suspense.

La vuelta al mundo en 80 autores (Around the Globe in 80 Authors): Conversations with the best writers of our time.

This book is nothing short of a canon of the best literature of our time, through the voices of its creators. Xavi Ayén, one of the greatest international journalists dedicated to literature, has chosen eighty of the foremost authors in the globe, seventeen of which are Nobel Price winners.

Get to know this week's List for the week 33 ending on August 20th, 2017

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 33 of 2017 (week ending 8/20/2017)

The benefits of a bilingual education

The RUSD Dual Language Program offers both English- and Spanish-speaking students the unique opportunity to learn and excel academically in two languages, while also developing an increased appreciation of multiculturalism.

McDonald's USA To Celebrate Literacy Month with Popular Children's Books in Happy Meals

Between 2013-2016, McDonald's USA distributed 54M books to kids with plans to distribute 20M more books during the upcoming promotion. OAK BROOK, IL--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2017) - In celebration of National Literacy Month in September, McDonald's USA (NYSE: MCD) is inviting families to celebrate the joy of reading with the launch of the latest Happy Meal Books promotion.

After a crisis, contemporary literature – meaning mainstream as well as children and young adults literature – reconfigure the new map of the book sector

The textbook is still the main bastion of the book industry in Spain, readers turn their backs on romance and erotic novels, and the electronic book continues its slow ascent, according to the latest report from the industry.

Casa de América: a Latin American cultural portal in Spain turns 25

Casa de América (House of America), a Spanish institution based in Madrid, celebrates its quarter century anniversary with lectures and exhibitions that reflect on the political, economic and cultural evolution of the American continent during that period of time.

SA Reads summer book drive helps ease financial burden for teachers

Teachers pull from book bank to build classroom libraries. San Antonio - Every year, as kids prepare to start a new school year, many of their teachers are starting a new chapter of their own and it can begin with a book.

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