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Carles Geli, El País, July 20th

“An unquestionably important cluster of the book sector (49.5% of Spain’s publishing turnover, 85% of which in the Catalan capital),…
July 25th, 2017
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ABC, July 14th

“Madrid writer David Llorente wins the Dashiell Hammett prize for the best crime novel awarded by the International Association of Crime…
July 18th, 2017
Peru
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Observatorio del Libro y la Lectura, July 10th

“The literary meeting will have more than 150 exhibitors and over 190,000 titles on display, as well as international guests…
July 17th, 2017
Mexico
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Hay Festival website

“The Hay Festival Querétaro will be held from 7 to 10 September, with the participation of more than 100 guests from different fields…
July 11th, 2017
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Argentina
books in the news

Leonardo Sabbatella, Revista Ñ, Clarín, July 21st

“Caja de fractales (Box of fractals) is a book that offers some tension: its almost one hundred pages suggest that it is possible to read it fast, all in one go, but its writing has a peculiar off-beat virtue. Perhaps…
July 27th, 2017
Colombia
bookstage news

Indent Literary Agency

The New York-based agency has started representing translation rights of Colombian author Juan Cárdenas, on behalf of his publisher Editorial Periférica. “Named earlier this year by the Hay Festival in Bogotá as one of the best Latin American authors under 39, he is undoubtedly…
July 24th, 2017
Spain
books in the news

EuropaPress, July 17th

“On October 17th writer Arturo Pérez-Reverte will present his novel Eva, a new Lorenzo Falcó’s adventure, on the wake of the international success of Falcó, which sold over 300.000 copies in Spanish.’
July 19th, 2017
Literary FictionLa habitación alemana
Carla Maliandi (Argentina)
Debut
Publishing house: Mardulce
Rights holder: Mardulce Editora

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Spain
Penguin Random House Closes Ediciones B Purchase

Publisher's Weekly, July 5th

Penguin Random House formally completed their acquisition of Ediciones B’s imprints from Grupo Zeta (reportedly for 40 million euros), and those lines become part of Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial. (An investment group indicates that Ediciones B had sales of…
July 10th, 2017
Spain
Raül Garrigasait and Marcello Fois, Llibreter award winners

Ernest Alós, El Periódico, June 30th

“El banc blau (The Blue Bank) by Albert Asensio is given by Catalan booksellers the prize of best illustrated album. Catalan booksellers have picked their favorite books of the year: Raul Garrigasait’s Els extranys (The Strangers) (Edicions de 1984), in the category of Catalan…
July 4th, 2017
Spain
Javier Marías, winner of the 2017 LIBER Award as the most outstanding Hispanic author

El Mundo, June 30th

“Javier Marías was given the 2017 LIBER Award last Friday as the most outstanding Hispanic author, a distinction granted to him by the Spanish Asssociation of Publishers Guilds (FGEE) for his contribution to the modernisation of the format of the novel…
July 3rd, 2017
Spain

Ara.cat

The recent publishing imprint acquired by Malpaso, Libros del Lince, has a new editor. Mireia Lite (Barcelona, 1982) has been an editor of Catalan language imprints since 2015, at Ara Llibres and Amsterdam. She is taking over Eduardo Hojman’s post…
May 17th, 2017
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Carlos Sotomayor, Blog in La Mula, July 3rd

“In 2007, she had her literary debut with an interesting set of stories, ‘An accident called family’. Four years later she made a great leap with ‘Something has escaped us’, a captivating storybook with which she consolidated, it seems to…
July 12th, 2017
Argentina

Télam, July 3rd

“In her new novel, “Una vida más verdadera” (A Truer Life), the writer raises questions about the possibility of meeting the other, of desire over time, and she proposes to think of love from uncertainty. (…) Speaking of the novel,…
July 10th, 2017
Spain
Ute Körner Literary Agent starts representing Hanser Literaturverlage

Ute Körner Literary Agent's website

As of July 2017 Ute Körner Literary Agent will start representing Hanser Literaturverlage in all Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking territories. The agency starts this representation with great enthusiasm and also respect: in Hanser’s Catalog you can find many impressive names of renowned German speaking writers…
July 12th, 2017
Spain
The State of the Spanish Book Sector 2017

Complete report (in Spanish)

The Observatorio de la Lectura y el Libro (The Observatory of Reading and the Book), a subsidiary of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport in Spain, has published a new version of the  report ‘The Spanish Book Sector, 2017’,…
June 21st, 2017
Spain
Turner Libros is now represented worldwide by The Ella Sher Literary Agency

TURNER LIBROS

The foreign representation of the non-fiction Spanish publishing house excludes USA, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, China and France.
June 16th, 2017