The Penguin Random House deal to absorb Santillana’s trade lines has serious implications for the Spanish-book market, but the outlier in the deal is Brazil.
Browsing by topic: Spain
Anna Soler-Pont of Barcelona’s Pontas Literary & Film Agency discusses the her dual careers in books and movies, and role as an agent, writer and producer.
Increased market supply appears to be having an impact on Spanish ebook piracy, though it remains a widespread problem.
We talk to David Fernández Poyatos, CEO of Nubico, the Spanish ebook subscription service that is looking to acquire 30% of Spain’s e-reading market.
In the age of the internet, online promotional videos offer the best opportunity for persistent book discovery, argues Gabriel Pena i Ballesté of Bookmovies.tv.
The Los Angeles Times looks into the growing availability of Spanish-language ebooks and increasing confidence in the US Spanish-speaking market.
In the Netherlands agents and subagents are growing in influence; in Spain the poor economy has led publishers to experiment with formats and price points.
Like mapmakers, we tend to put where we reside at the center of the world. It’s natural: for most publishers it’s the trade closer to home that’s the lifeblood of your business.
In a comics-loving country like Spain, local talent is beginning to make its mark in graphic novels, a genre in which the ebook has much to offer both authors and readers.
Mexico’s Álvaro Enrigue won the €18,000 Herralde Prize for his novel Muerte súbita. The prize, awarded by Anagrama, is given to an unpublished novel in Spanish.