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No 67 March 2012  
Santillana USA reports a 78% ebooks sales increase
Santillana USA is reporting a 78% ebooks sales increase in United States and Puerto Rico. This is the most significant growth since the company started offering its digital catalog in 2010.

ISBN Agency registered almost 18,000 ebooks in 2011 in Spain
The ISBN Agency registered 17,843 ebooks and 84,510 print books in 2011 in Spain. The ebooks show a 38% growth from the previous year, base on data from the Spanish Cultural Ministry.According to Federación de Gremios de Editores de España, 75% of the Spanish publishers had a digital project in the making and the prices of such projects would be 30 to 50% less than the print edition.

The first edition of “Cien años de soledad” e-book (in Spanish) is now available coinciding with Gabriel García Márquez's 85th birthday on March 6th, and 45 years since the first publication of his notorious novel.
The digital publication, by Mondadori and Leer-e, is available in different platforms, and can be purchased in Europe, United States and Latin America for around $7.99 (5.99€) presents a chronology of the digital publising presents a chronology of the digital publisingmedia.



Publishing Industry present at ConsuMiami Fair

Historia de una cucaracha

Stiller is a member of the comedic acting brotherhood colloquially known as the Frat Pack. His films have grossed more than $2.1 billion domestically (United States and Canada), with an average of $73 million per film. Throughout his career, he has received several awards and honors including an Emmy Award, several MTV Movie Awards, and a Teen Choice Award.
Chris Pérez 
One of the most compelling and adored superstars in Latin music history, Selena was nothing short of a phenomenon who shared all of herself with her millions of devoted fans. Her tragic murder, at the young age of twenty-three, stripped the world of her talent and boundless potential, her tightly knit family of their beloved angel, and her husband, Chris Perez, of the greatest love he had ever known.

Howard Schultz  
In this #1 New York Times bestseller, the CEO of Starbucks recounts the story and leadership
lessons behind the global coffee company’s comeback
In 2008, Howard Schultz decided to return as the CEO of Starbucks to help restore its financial health and bring the company back to its core values. In Onward, he shares this remarkable story, revealing how, during one of the most tumultuous economic periods in American history, Starbucks again achieved profitability and sustainability without sacrificing humanity.

Nos compramos un zoo
Benajamín Mee       
When Benjamin Mee decided to uproot his family and move them to an unlikely new home—a dilapidated zoo where more than 200 exotic animals would be their new neighbors—his friends and colleagues thought he was crazy. Mee’s dream was to refurbish the zoo and run it as a family business. The grand reopening was scheduled for spring, but there was much work to be done and none of it easy for the novice zookeepers. Tigers broke loose, money was tight, the staff grew skeptical, and family tensions reached a boiling point.  .    

Daisy sisters
Henning Mankell  
Two young Swedish embark on a cycling trip to the border of Sweden. Both are unaware that meeting with two soldiers will determine the future of one of them. Both fantasize about traveling to achieve freedom and independence, but the harsh reality forces to give up their dreams for those two youngsters who called themselves Daisy Sisters.
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