The Guardian newspaper is conducting a World Literature Tour. After stopping in Colombia, the most recent tour stop was Argentina.
Why can’t you find a bestselling Chilean book in an Argentinian bookstore, and vice versa? Pablo Dittborn of Random House Chile discusses.
Colombian media reports unhappily that publisher Norma will stop publishing adult fiction, nonfiction and self help to focus on educational publishing.
Grupo Planeta in Spain announced ‘e-circulo’ an initiative which will allow readers to rent e-books via e-streaming
Thomas Nelson Publishers will launch in Mexico with the goal of improving distribution of Spanish content.
By Andres Hax Santiago newspaper La Tercera reports that Pedro Huerta, the director of Kindle Content at Amazon, has assured Chileans that the Kindle will will be up and running in Chile, with enhanced content in Spanish, within 18 months. Pablo Dittborn, the editor of Random House Chile has assured that the costs of passing from PDF format to EPUB …
Leading Barcelona newspaper La Vanguardia announced a new e-publishing venture, initially drawn from content written by reporters at the paper.
In Latin America, e-book sales are off to a slow start, but a new e-reader called Papyre aims to change that.
By Andres Hax The International Book Fair of Santiago, Chile (FILSA) opens on October 28 and will run through November 13. The event takes place in the Mapocho train station, which has been converted into a cultural center, and more than 400 writers will converge in the capital of Chile to participate in conferences, round tables, concerts and book launches. …
By Andres Hax Daniel Divinsky, founder of Ediciones de la Flor, is one of the most respected and successful independent editors of Argentina. He has published key authors of the recent literary canon like Rodolfo Walsh, classic graphic novels including Mafalda by Quino, and various titles by Roberto Fontanarossa. At the award presentation, held on the night of the Clarin …