The controversial withdrawal of Spain’s FGEE from the Buenos Aires Book Fair as a reaction to import/export controls won’t diminish the Fair, says director.
Spanish e-book site Libranda has matured, partnering with Overdrive, it has migrated to the cloud, now offers library lending, and plans to launch an e-reader.
Maria Teresa Andruetto, winner of the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Award. discusses her life, her amazing career, and why she distrusts the impact of digital.
Bolivian publisher Martínez-Acchini has partnered McGraw-Hill to sell 300+ digital textbooks exclusively through its network of brick and mortar bookstores.
Spain’s Virtual Book Fair took place between the 6-12 March and experienced first-time afflictions, but offered an interesting model for interaction.
In 2010 Latin America produced nearly as many books as Spain yet absorbed 20% of Spain’s overall production, while Spain took in just 2% of Latin America’s.
The Buenos Aires Book Fair, April 19-May 7, added O’Reilly’s TOC confab, bolstering its region-leading program, and is compiling a top 50 list of professionals.
One Hundred Years of Solitude is finally released as an official e-book, while Random House Mondadori launches a new, global imprint for digital shorts, RHM Flash.
Mexico has more than 100 indies struggling to survive, often as literary publishers. Some embrace e-books, others balk. Could digital by their lifeline?
Backed by Bertelsmann and Planeta, Spain’s Booquo has begun offering all you can read for €9.99 a month from a curated catalog of 300 mostly backlist titles.