Spain’s biggest bookseller Casa del Libro, France’s Fnac, America’s Amazon, and several smaller competitors have turned Spain into an e-book battleground.
Considering the state of the European economy, should the Spaniards, Italians and Germans reserve their e-book purchases for indigenous companies?
Two Spanish publishers, Ediciones B and Planeta, have launched e-book imprints, and are now dealing with DRM and pricing.
Sigueleyendo.es launched a new e-book series featuring well-known Spanish and Latin American re-imagining classic fairy tales and children’s stories
El País looks at the literary treasures in the personal archives of legendary Spanish literary agent Carmen Balcells, one of the most influential figures in Spanish publishing.
Grupo Planeta in Spain announced ‘e-circulo’ an initiative which will allow readers to rent e-books via e-streaming
Leading Barcelona newspaper La Vanguardia announced a new e-publishing venture, initially drawn from content written by reporters at the paper.
Spanish e-book platform Libranda now has more than 5,000 e-book titles available, and up to 10,000 could be on sale by the end of the year.
At Madrid’s LIBER, 60 US librarians were invited guests of America Reads Spanish and the ALA, with goal of exposing them to a diversity of materials for their patrons.
Despite a common language, there are crucial differences, both from a cultural and market perspective, between all Spanish-speaking countries.