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 2011 stats for Spanish print publishing are down dramatically almost across the board, but Madrid is still anticipating a huge new bookstore in September.
Spain’s Virtual Book Fair took place between the 6-12 March and experienced first-time afflictions, but offered an interesting model for interaction.
The Buenos Aires Book Fair, April 19-May 7, added O’Reilly’s TOC confab, bolstering its region-leading program, and is compiling a top 50 list of professionals.
“I know beforehand that I will not have the book the client is asking for in 90% of cases.” By Julieta Lionetti CARACAS: Just 1% of titles published in Spanish ever make it to Venezuela, says Roger Michelena, owner of Librerias Michelena and editorial director and founder of Ficcion Breve, an independent literary trade publisher in Caracas. Of the many …
Named after a beloved but deceased pet, Barcelona’s Blackie Books is a surprisingly successful independent publisher of cult fiction, poetry, and illustration.