Digital books have yet to fully take hold in the Spanish-speaking countries of Central and Latin America. Which country has the greatest potential?
University of Chicago press’ extraordinary journey to bring Rómulo Gallegos’ early 20th century Venezuelan classic novel Doña Barbara back into print in English.
Feria del Libro en Español de Los Angeles promoted Spanish books and culture in a wildly popular celebration, drawing 67,000 visitors and 180 authors.
A new report says that Spanish speakers around the world could be a key market to bet on in these times of global financial crisis
Tijuana’s thriving literary subculture has been influenced by multiculturalism, music, new technologies, and its proximity to the United States
Why can’t you find a bestselling Chilean book in an Argentinian bookstore, and vice versa? Pablo Dittborn of Random House Chile discusses.
By Andres Hax Over the course of each year, there are many important literary prizes in Latin America and Spain, and as this newsletter progresses we will note each as they arrive. But a recent news item from Venezuela gives us an appropriate excuse to mention the Romulo Gallegos prize for the novel. The news is that Blanco Nocturno by …
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Amazon told El Pais that the company would begin selling Spanish e-books for the Kindle towards the end of the year
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