Casa del Libro confronts global competitors over e-books and online bookselling with home turf advantage in Spain.
The Guadalajara International Book Fair is in full swing and is showcasing Germany as Guest of Honor, as well as new programs covering digitization and translation.
A look at the bestseller lists in Argentina and Chile reveal a few commonalities and many different reading preferences between the neighboring countries.
Two Spanish publishers, Ediciones B and Planeta, have launched e-book imprints, and are now dealing with DRM and pricing.
El País looks at the literary treasures in the personal archives of legendary Spanish literary agent Carmen Balcells, one of the most influential figures in Spanish publishing.
Colombian media reports unhappily that publisher Norma will stop publishing adult fiction, nonfiction and self help to focus on educational publishing.
Thomas Nelson Publishers will launch in Mexico with the goal of improving distribution of Spanish content.
International digital players are targeting the 500-million strong Spanish-language market. Scary stuff for Spanish-language publishers, who need to prepare.
Chile has been named Guest of Honor for the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2012; Germany is the 2011 Guest of Honor.
By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead article, Joaquín Díez-Candedo Flores, Director General of Mexican publishing house Fondo De Cultura Económica, spoke about a “cultural trade imbalance” between the US and Latin America. But an even stronger cultural trade imbalance exists between Spain and Latin America. The Spanish “Big Three” — Planeta, Random House Mondadori, and Santillana — dominate much of …