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No 68 April 2012 
Libranda partnered with Overdrive to offer library lending
 According to Publishing Perspectives "this new agreement allows Libranda to offer Spanish bookstores over 300,000 titles in English and other languages, while securing Spanish publishers an international presence independent of big retail players like Amazon, Apple or Google." Introduces eBooks Kindle en Español, a Kindle Store with the Largest Selection of Spanish-Language Bestsellers Available Anywhere in the U.S.
 (BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 5, 2012-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) - today announced a new Spanish-language eBook store within the , "eBooks Kindle en Español" (, along with additional features specially implemented for U.S. Spanish-speaking customers like extensive help pages, and phone and email customer support in Spanish. U.S. customers can now shop for Spanish-language books in the new store on , or set any Kindle device to access a customized shopping experience designed for books in Spanish.

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€)

"Cuento de Luz" the second most followed children's publisher on Facebook after Disney
The Spanish children's publisher "Cuento de Luz" (Tales of Light) is not even two years old and already boasts 25 books that have earned them four awards in the United States and London for the quality of their texts and illustrations, 70% of sales outside of Spain and 150,000 followers on Facebook which makes them the second most followed children's publisher after Disney, according to their own estimates.



Grupo Anaya offers didactic materials

Julia Roberts enters the Casa del Mar hotel ballroom with the confidence that comes from enjoying a solid movie career. On this particular day, the Pretty Woman star has made herself available to discuss her role as the sinister queen in Mirror Mirror, the re-imagining of the classic Snow White fantasy, directed by Tarsem Singh. The actress has a close relationship with Spain after receiving last year the Donosti Award in San Sebastian.
Diego Fonseca & Aileen El-Kadi
Twenty-four emblematic authors have participated in this unique anthology, Sam no es mi tio. They are Latin American writers, reporters or members of the academia whose purpose is to write about the Americas. For them, reality is composed of millions of stories like theirs, and these stories are part of our societies. These chronicles set out to describe a contemporary microhistory of the American continent.

José Saramago
Dawn breaks over Lisbon one mid-20th century morning. The novelist looks out the window in a neighborhood there is nothing to indicate this day will be any different: Silvestre, the shoe-maker, opens the door to his workshop, Adriana leaves for work while in her home three woman begin another full day of sewing, Justina is looking at another long bout of fighting with her brutal husband Lidia, the kept woman, and Carmen, the Spaniard, lost in nostalgic thoughts.

Fernando Bartolomé Benito
The Amadis de Gaula (Los cuatro libros del virtuoso caballero Amadís de Gaula) is the masterpiece of fictional medieval literature in Spanish and the most famous of the so-called books of chivalry, it was a formidable success throughout Europe. It was published by Garci Rodriguez de Montalvo in the early sixteenth century. Miguel de Cervantes considered this book as the father of chivalry books, and it is the work that inspired him to write Don Quixote de la Mancha. 

Antología de crónica latinoamericana actual
Darío Jaramillo
'Journalistic writing is the most thrilling and finest written narrative prose in Latin America today.'' Dario Jaramillo Agudelo,
This anthology, bedside book for everyone who wishes to understand the boom of narrative journalism, includes texts by established writers such as Juan Villoro, Martin Caparros, Alberto Salcedo Ramos or Leila Guerriero, among others, and unveils an impressive source of talented journalist whose works are true gems.

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