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Top 12 Articles on Publishing in Latin America of 2014

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Latin America is a dynamic book publishing region. Read our top articles from 2014 about publishing in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and other Latin American countries.

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Colombian Online Library El Libro Total Expands Into Print

Alejandro Navas

Colombia’s El Libro Total, a free multimedia online library of more than 45,000 titles, is now expanding into mobile and print editions.

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Brazil, Asia Are Key Emerging Book Rights Territories

Tom Chalmers

UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.

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The Challenge of Translating Infinite Jest Into Portuguese

David Foster Wallace's magnum opus Infinite Jest has just been translated into Portuguese.

At The Millions, Glenn H. Shepard interviewed the Portuguese translator of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest about the challenges of the project.

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“México20″ List Spotlights Top Young Mexican Authors

Eduardo Rabasa is one of the featured authors on the México20 list.

The México20 list highlights 20 Mexican authors under 40 to be promoted in 2015 when Mexico is Guest of Honor at the London Book Fair.

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South Korean Publishers Eye Latin America’s Vast ESL Market

Angie H Roh

South Korean education publishers see Latin America as a potential growth market for their popular English-as-a-second-language learning materials.

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Mexico’s Conaculta Launches Book Sales Website

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Mexico’s arts and culture council (Conaculta) launched librosmexico.mx, a book sales platform designed to solve production and distribution challenges.

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Anne Marie Métailié: “Publishing Requires Bulletproof Stubbornness”

Anne Marie Métailié

France’s Anne Marie Métailié, winner of the Guadalajara Book Fair’s (FIL) publishing merit award, describes working in publishing as an imperfect love story.

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Mexican Kids Bookseller Tells of Struggle for Survival

Sonia Verjovsky

The owner of the award-winning Catarina Marina bookstore discusses the day-to-day struggle of selling books to children in Mexico.

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Nicaragua’s Sergio Ramírez Wins $250k Carlos Fuentes Prize

Sergio Ramirez

Nicaraguan writer and editor Sergio Ramírez (b. 1942) has won the $250,000 Carlos Fuentes Prize for Literary Creation in the Spanish Language.

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