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Odilo Press Release: Flood victims receive free eBooks

ODILO, the Spanish startup tech and eBook company, will provide all children in Peru with free technology due to the horrible floods that wreaked havoc there at the end of March 2017. ODILO allows for the management, distribution, consumption, auditing, and preservation of all types of digital content (eBooks, audio, video, images, documents, etc.).

Alberto Manguel wins the Formentor de las Letras Prize 2017, worth 50,000 euros

The author, essayist and director of the National Library of Argentina, was awarded in Spain with one of the most important prizes in the world, which only two Argentinians have won in the past: Jorge Luis Borges in 1961, joint with Samuel Beckett, and Ricardo Piglia in 2015.

America Reads Spanish newsletter is available online!

May's issue (2017) is now available with exciting news about America Reads Spanish!

How 'One Hundred years of Solitude' Has Shaped the World in 50 Years

Few novels have received such warm praise from politicians, writers, critics and artists as One Hundred Years of Solitude did in the 50 years since its publication. The family epic set in the fictitious Latin American village of Macondo touched lives across the globe, having sold around 50 million copies worldwide.

Dosdoce and Bookwire Chart ‘Soaring’ Ebook Sales in the Spanish Markets

Citing a 110-percent jump in digital book sales in Latin America and 41 percent digital growth in Spain, a new report sees digital as a key to the Spanish markets’ turnaround.

California Can Lead the Country in English-Learner Education

While the leadership in Washington D.C. has focused on divisive nationalist rhetoric and fear-based anti-immigrant policies, Californians have chosen a path forward that builds on the state's assets found in its diverse population.

The REFORMA Oregon issue of the OLA Quarterly is now available

The theme for this issue is REFORMA Oregon Chapter. The Guest Editor for this issue is Martin Blasco. From Martin's introduction: "REFORMA Oregon, as a chapter of the national organization and as a round table of OLA, is open to anyone who works or would like to work with Latinos, or is interested in learning about this community.”

The Scholarly Publishing Sector Claims Its Role In The Country's Scientific Production

The first report on the Spanish scholarly publishing is presented in Madrid.This study, the most complete carried out in Spain on the scholarly publishing sector, makes a global analysis of the academic edition through aspects that are directly or indirectly linked to the quality and transparency of publications.

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