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No 65 Januaryr 2012  
America Reads Spanish and the American Library Association Join Forces to Launch the Días de Cine Reading Club at American Libraries
The DÍAS DE CINE Reading Club is an initiative sponsored by the America Reads Spanish program and the American Library Association to promote literature and the Spanish language in American libraries and universities. The original and entertaining format involves free viewing of cinematic adaptations of literary works included in the program’s collection of titles via the Internet. 

OverDrive adds tens of thousands of non-English eBooks to library catalog
OverDrive (, the leading global digital distributor of eBooks and audiobooks to libraries and schools, has added thousands of foreign-language materials in dozens of genres to its broad catalog of more than 700,000 digital titles available across the globe. OverDrive's online catalog, Content Reserve, which contains digital books in more than 50 languages, recently added popular and bestselling titles in Russian, Swedish, Portuguese, Italian and Turkish with thousands of Spanish eBooks coming soon.

ASHLAND, OHIO—January 17, 2012—Bookmasters has entered into an agreement with Spanish publisher Nowtilus Publishing to distribute their wide range of historical novels, popular history, personal development, and general interest titles in the U.S. and Canada.

Dosdoce Digital Culture's CEO discusses Spain's rapidly-changing ebook industry in an interview with O'Reilly TOC webcast
Joe Wikert, general manager and publisher at O'Reilly Media, Inc. and co-chair for O'Reilly's Tools of Change conference talked to Javier Celaya, Dosdoce Digital Culture's CEO, late last year about Spain's rapidly-changing ebook industry. The interview was featured in O"Reilly TOC's podcast.




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The leading man of House Hugh Laurie admits that he speaks Spanish in this interview that we conduct in the set of the show.  During our conversation Hugh confessed that his alter ego went “off the deep end” last season. His role as the cantankerous Dr House has made him the highest paid actor on television - but it seems Hugh Laurie may be tiring of living the American dream. 
Arturo Pérez-Reverte 
"…One keeps on going, let the devil call to his own. The principle is that no one forces me to do this, nor do I live from it; that I could sign a book every two years and live life through the window of a bookstore. But then again, there are Sundays when I have the time of my life, others when I vent, and still others when I say out loud, or at least try to, what some do not have the means to say."

Sueño con mujeres que ni fu ni fa
Samuel Beckett  
Becketts first novel was written in 1932, when he was young and poor. Its a savory introduction to the Nobel Prize winning author. It offers a rare and revealing portrait of the artist as a young man. When submitted to several publishers, they found it too literary, too scandalous, or too risky, and it was sadly never published during his

Antonio Orejudo       
A woman returns to Madrid from a psychiatric hospital. In the train, a psychiatrist who works there, talks to her about some documents on a red carpet on schizophrenia, double lives, and paranoia cases. As he gets a drink in a stop, he loses the train. The woman is holding the folder with the writings and we all want to read them with her.     

Recetas de siempre
Xabier Gutiérrez  
Renown Spanish chef Xabier Gutiérrez has taken 60 classic dishes and has transformed them into something truly magical. Elegant, fun, yet easy to prepare, he presents modern twists on Gazpacho, Lentils, Paella, Garlic Soup, Fried Anchovies, Orange Duck, Flan, and so much more. .
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