As global interest in Latin America grows, Spanish-language publishers are looking to grow their audience. The fastest route: through translations into English.
The iBookstore is about to open in Latin America, using the Falkland Islands and Guyana to originate sales, but Apple and its suppliers aren’t making it easy.
The Bogotá International Book Fair was a high-energy affair, which featured Brazil as guest of honor. It attracted 415,000 visitors and generated $20m in sales.
Colombian media reports unhappily that publisher Norma will stop publishing adult fiction, nonfiction and self help to focus on educational publishing.
Víctor García de la Concha argues for a shift towards a more Pan-American vision of the Spanish language, rather than a Spain-centric one
A conversation with Edith Grossman about her book Why Translation Matters and the challenges facing the literary translator in America.
By Emily Williams Publisher Anagrama announced this week that the 2010 winner of the house’s prestigious Herralde Novel Prize (worth €18,000) is Colombian writer Antonio Ungar for his novel Tres ataúdes blancos, or Three White Coffins. The novel is set in the fictional Latin American country of Miranda, where by mistake the protagonist is installed as leader of the political opposition. Ungar, …
By Edward Nawotka Tomorrow’s the day that China, as well as Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, will be getting the iPad. The devices go on sale at midnight and it will be interesting to see just how many of these relatively pricey devices move in the first few days in their respective markets. There’s no word yet on whether …