The new agreement with Bookwire will see the distribution of some 30,000 ebooks and 1,200 audiobooks from Planeta’s Spanish-language catalogue.
Venice’s 38th Mauri School 2021: ‘The State of the Book’
The trials of 2020 and outlook for 2021 drive discussions of discoverability, digital, and direct-to-consumer relations in Venice’s forum.
Guadalajara’s Latin American Focus Attracts Rights Players
The 2016 Guadalajara International Book Fair’s guest region is Latin America, and this year’s rights exchange program is getting unprecedented response.
Planeta Donates 1m Peso Novel Prize Money to Mexican Flood Victims
After discovering the winner of a debut novel prize was co-authored, Planeta is donating the prize money of million pesos (USD $76,800) to Mexico’s flood victims.
Deceptive Demographics and Our Elusive American Friends
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.
Is Libranda Just a Disappointment or a Dead-End?
Bernat Ruiz Domènech argues that 2 years after launch Spanish e-book platform Libranda hasn’t lived up to its promise — and the big publishers aren’t helping.
The End of an Indie? Tusquets Sells 50% to Planeta
Planeta has bought a majority share in respected mid-sized independent Spanish publisher Tusquets, further expanding the influence of the Spanish juggernaut.
Booquo Launches €9.99 Subscription E-book Club in Spain
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.
Casa del Libro: A Front Runner in Race for Spain’s Digital Readers
Casa del Libro confronts global competitors over e-books and online bookselling with home turf advantage in Spain.
Booksellers, Multinationals Battle Over Spain’s E-book Buyers
Spain’s biggest bookseller Casa del Libro, France’s Fnac, America’s Amazon, and several smaller competitors have turned Spain into an e-book battleground.
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