As executive director of FIL Guadalajara, Nubia Macías, demonstrated her staunch support for freedom of speech. And two related events may have led to her resignation.
Julieta Lionetti questions why Planeta was ever seduced by the tens of millions of Spanish-speaking Americans and if the Guadalajara Book Fair is following in its footsteps.
Liberdrac, a new e-book platform for the independent booksellers of Catalonia, powered by Libranda and offering 2,000 titles in Catalan, has launched.
Spain’s LIBER publishing trade show opened this week in Barcelona, where changes reflect new economic and digital realities, and a focus on professionalization.
The Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL) will host Israel as Guest of Honor in 2013, providing a platform for Israeli writers to be better known in the region.
Los-Proyectos is a new, DRM-free digital first fiction publisher in Buenos Aires whose passion defies cynicism and conventional thinking about e-books.
With no Spanish translation of The Casual Vacancy available, fans are taking matters into their own hands and crowdsourcing a pirate translation.
This October 4-7 Puerto Rico’s Festival de la Palabra will host to 60 established and emerging writers from Puerto Rico, Latin America, and around the world.
Mexico’s powerful bookseller Librerías Gandhi is adding apps, aggregating Latin American indie e-books, and expanding sales to the US, Spain and Argentina.
With 400 million potential readers, why hasn’t Spanish Latin America been yet wooed by any of the major global e-book power players? The reasons are myriad.