Adan Griego, from Stanford University Libraries, recounts his experiences at the Guadalajara International Book Fair. New? An activity space dedicated to e-books, the evident presence of independent publishers, and an exhibits of handcrafted books. Plus the fair's conferences and events.
Luis Arizaleta asks on his piece “Literatura digital de calidad para educar la afición a leer” if screen monitor proliferation is compatible with quality reading. In this context of change, which is leading to new devices, the Akobloom project aims to create love of reading through book selection to be read on screen. The article was published by “Peonza” magazine
Spain's Crown Prince Felipe said recently in Zaragoza, Spain, that it is "absolutely necessary" to link entrepreneurship and culture in order to establish a powerhouse of Ibero-American creative and cultural industries.
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 48 of 2013 (week ending 12/01/2013).
“La Madrugada,” a new Yale literary magazine that is fully dedicated to the publication of Spanish-language prose and poetry, is slated to publish its first-ever issue in early December. The magazine — which aims to fill a niche in the creative world on campus by providing a forum for self-expression in Spanish — draws its name from the Spanish word referring to the period of time between midnight and sunrise.
The publisher golden anniversary is October 2014, but the celebration started a few months earlier with the first toast at the Guadalajara International Book Fair and a very entertaining event with authors Mario Vargas Llosa, Sergio Ramírez, Xavier Velasco and Joël Dicker.
The novel, translated by Edith Grossman, makes the list for the books recommended by the popular magazine for December.
Authors, literary agents, librarians, booksellers and more than 1,935 publishing houses from 43 countries are present at the Guadalajara International Book Fair. This year, Israel is the guest of honor and Alfaguara celebrates its golden anniversary. The event ends December 8th.
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 47 of 2013 (week ending 11/24/2013).
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