Is there a need to create more room at the global cultural banquet for authors and writers from below the equator?
International digital players are targeting the 500-million strong Spanish-language market. Scary stuff for Spanish-language publishers, who need to prepare.
A conversation with Edith Grossman about her book Why Translation Matters and the challenges facing the literary translator in America.
Kamchatka, a novel by Marcelo Figueras, is an intriguing fictional first-person remembrance of childhood in Argentina during the Dirty War (1976-1983).
Chile has been named Guest of Honor for the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2012; Germany is the 2011 Guest of Honor.
Based on the Spotify model, streaming e-book subscription platforms are tricky to monetize properly for publishers — though they appear to be inevitable. By Javier Celaya MADRID: Yesterday I offered two different points-of-view on whether the streaming, cloud-based Spotify model was suitable to the book world — the first, from the reader’s angle, and the second one from the author’s …
David Unger is the US rep for the Guadalajara International Book Fair. Born Guatemala, he lives in New York, writes in English, but is more widely published in Spanish.
LéaLA, a new Spanish-language book fair organized by the team behind the Guadalajara Book Fair, will open April 29 in Los Angeles. Editorial by Marisol Schulz Manaut, LéaLA Fair Director LOS ANGELES: Mexico is living a wave of violence like never seen before and it affects everyone, particularly the civilian population and it is having a huge impact on how …
By Edward Nawotka AUCKLAND: Looking for an enhanced e-book that you can read in English, Spanish, Japanese, Italian Chinese or . . . Maori? Kiwa Media, a software developer in Auckland, New Zealand has has what you need. Throughout 2010, Kiwa Media has launched some fifteen enhanced e-books for children -– dubbed QBooks –- that function like typical illustrated e-books, …
If the Guadalajara Book Fair is any indication, Mexican publishing in particular and Spanish-language publishing in general, is indeed burgeoning.