Nielsen sees 55 percent of those surveyed on global consumer confidence saying that in the fourth quarter of 2015, they believed the were in recession.
This is the part three of our series about how Venezuelan publishers are surviving amid fierce challenges. Today, we consider a trio of scrappy publishers.
Part 2 of our series looking at how small Venezuelan publishers are surviving and amid challenges looks at Lector Complice and Negro sobre Blanco.
Part 1 of our series on how Venezuelan publishers are coping with crisis looks at Igneo Editorial , a young publisher supported by a fitness magazine.
Pamphleteering, propaganda and agit-prop have long been a part of the publishing process. It’s here to stay. But how far should publishers go in their activism?
University of Chicago press’ extraordinary journey to bring Rómulo Gallegos’ early 20th century Venezuelan classic novel Doña Barbara back into print in English.
“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 …
Russia is following in the footsteps of Venezuela and Nigeria in promoting national reading programs, but what might seem like idealism is often something more.
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 …
Digital media makes it easier for people to circumvent censorship, but are the corporations that control access to the internet willing to play along?
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