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To Tango, Flamenco and Samba: Penguin Random House Merger with Santillana

A map depicting Santillana's worldwide footprint.

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.

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Literary Agent/ Film Producer Talks Book-Movie Synergy

A still from the production of "Traces of Sandalwood"

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.

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In Spain, Has the Increase in Ebook Releases Reduced Piracy?

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Increased market supply appears to be having an impact on Spanish ebook piracy, though it remains a widespread problem.

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Inside Nubico, Spain’s Latest Ebook Subscription Service

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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.

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Book Trailers Serve as a Multiplier for Book Discovery

Gabriel Pena i Ballesté is the CEO Bookmovies.tv,  founded in 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.

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.

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E-Readers Create Boom in US Spanish-Language Books

Spanish-language ebooks are exploding in popularity in the US (Image: Los Angeles Times)

The Los Angeles Times looks into the growing availability of Spanish-language ebooks and increasing confidence in the US Spanish-speaking market.

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Book Licensing Market Snapshots: The Netherlands and Spain

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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.

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The Heart of the Publishing World Depends on Where You Are

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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.

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Graphic Novels in Spain: The Comic Reborn and Rebranded

Juanjo Sáez

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.

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Mexico’s Álvaro Enrigue Wins Anagrama’s Herralde Novel Prize

Álvaro Enrigue

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.

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