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Grandes Libros, A Spanish-Language Social Network for Book Fans

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A social network for book lovers has launched in Argentina, and it’s said to be gaining users across the Spanish-speaking world. As the viability and future of ebook subscription models is debated in some parts of the world, Argentina’s Grupo Vi-da has become a hub for community and title discovery that includes a subscription (Leamos), online sales (BajaLibros), library access …

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A Rich Crop of Latin American Rights on Offer in Frankfurt

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A posthumous novel by Roberto Bolaño and new works by Guatemala’s Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Mexicans Mario Bellatin and Laia Jufresa are among Frankfurt’s Latin American rights harvest. It’s post-“boom” in Latin America’s literary output, as agent Cristóbel Pera puts it: powerful new voices breaking out on the world stage…and awaiting the rights action at Frankfurt Book Fair. — Porter …