Ahead of this week’s Readmagine, Dosdoce’s Javier Celaya issues a new report on Spanish-language audiobooks and ebooks in 2022.
The IPA Releases a New 25-Year Retrospective Book
‘The Fifth Quarter Century’ is the IPA’s book by Hugo Setzer, examining the latest upheavals and progress of the 125-year-old organization.
Latin America: MVB Signs Mercado Libre, the E-Commerce Platform
In Mexico and Brazil, MVB’s Metabooks metadata base will be utilized by Mercado Libre, a leading online sales and auction platform.
In Mexico: FIL Guadalajara’s Raúl Padilla, Dead at 68
Raúl Padilla López, the Guadalajara fair’s founder, was a controversial figure in Mexican culture whose death has been confirmed a suicide.
Audiobooks in Spanish: Dosdoce Hands Publishers a ‘Map’
Dosdoce’s Javier Celaya challenges the Spanish-language publishing industry to expand its share of a fast-widening audio ‘ecosystem.’
Germany’s Books at Berlinale: The Gaeb Agency’s Bettina Wißmann
Germany’s 2023 Books at Berlinale program today includes Bettina Wißmann’s presentation of Fernanda Melchor’s ‘This Is Not Miami.’
Mexico: MVB América Latina Opens Discounted Access to Metabooks
The pandemic has heightened the need for strong metadata management in the Mexican marketplace, say principals of MVB.
Scholastic and LitWorld: A 24-Hour ‘World Read Aloud Day’ Event
Scholastic’s 2023 World Read Aloud Day program has a new format, in which authors from 13 countries read aloud through the Storyvoice app.
IPA’s Karine Pansa at DBW: ‘A Big Wake-Up Call’ in Book Business Data
The need for coherent, actionable data impacts the progress world publishing can make on its prime challenges, IPA’s Karine Pansa says.
Sonic Boom: Spanish-Language Audiobooks Are Soaring
Between 2017 and the end of 2022, Javier Celaya says, the field of Spanish-language audio providers has grown from 15 to more than 60.