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See the latest and greatest from Corraini Edizioni at Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR!

See the latest and greatest from Corraini Edizioni at Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR!

Corraini, a contemporary art gallery and publishing workshop, will showcase their newest publications at TABLE I05 at the LA Art Book Fair held at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.  Free and open to the public, Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair is a unique event for artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines presented by over 250 international presses, booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers.   more

Martigli's The Mighty Ones Conspiracy goes to Poland and Slovakia

Martigli's The Mighty Ones Conspiracy goes to Poland and Slovakia

The Polish and Slovakian rights to Carlo A. Martigli's The Mighty Ones Conspiracy (Longanesi) have been sold by Piergiorgio Nicolazzini at Piergiorgio Nicolazzini Literary Agency (www.pnla.it). Is the Conspiracy ripe to come to the States?

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Ana Juan

Ana Juan

The celebrated Spanish artist Ana Juan, who illustrated the cover of the January 19, 2015, issue of the New Yorker titled “Solidarité”, has contributed over twenty covers to the magazine since 1995. After studying fine arts, she began as an illustrator for magazines and newspapers. She has also published illustrated books, including many for the Italian publisher Logosedizioni (www.logosedizioni.it). To see more of her work, visit our Pinterest page: www.pinterest.com/italbooks/books-illustrated-by-ana-juan  more

Calling all Italian teachers! Visit Accademia Italiana at ACTFL for a chance to win a course in Salerno!

Calling all Italian teachers! Visit Accademia Italiana at ACTFL for a chance to win a course in Salerno!

One lucky teacher will be offered a full scholarship to attend a Glottodidatic Course in the enchanting Italian seaside city of Salerno. To enter the raffle, visit Accademia Italiana’s booth #11078 at ACTFL (November 21-23). The winner will be chosen at 1pm on November 23, the last day of the Convention & Expo.   more

A comic strip character that teaches Italian? Yes, Dylan Dog does!

A comic strip character that teaches Italian? Yes, Dylan Dog does!

Come hear all about it at Edizioni Edilingua’s Booth #11080 at ACTFL (November 21-23) and at their workshop in Room 1, on Friday, November 21. Dylan Dog is part of Edilingua’s new series Imparare l’italiano con i fumetti (Learning Italian with comics), which selects texts to introduce adult and teenage students to the most famous Italian comics!   more

Top 10 best sellers in Italy the week of January 11-17, 2015

1. Numero zero by Umberto Eco (Bompiani)

2. Sottomissione by Michel Houellebecq (Bompiani)

3. Non è stagione by Antonio Manzini (Sellerio)

4. Avrò cura di te by Massimo Gramellini and Chiara Gamberale (Longanesi)

5. La relazione by Andrea Camilleri (Mondadori)

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Top 10 best sellers in Italy the week of January 4-10, 2015

1. La relazione by Andrea Camilleri (Mondadori)

2. Numero zero by Umberto Eco (Bompiani)

3. Avrò cura di te by Massimo Gramellini and Chiara Gamberale (Longanesi)

4. Storia di una ladra di libri by Markus Zusak (Frassinelli)

5. Diario di una schiappa by Jeff Kinney (Il Castoro)

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Top 10 best sellers in Italy in 2014

1. Storia di una ladra di libri by Markus Zusak (Frassinelli)

2. Colpa delle stelle by John Green (Rizzoli)

3. La piramide di fango by Andrea Camilleri (Sellerio)

4. I giorni dell’eternità by Ken Follett (Mondadori)

5. La regola dell’equilibrio by Gianrico Carofiglio (Einaudi)

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Publishers Weekly reports: For Books, Print is Back

According to an article by Jim Milliot published on January 2, 2015 in Publishers Weekly, unit sales of print books sold through outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan rose 2.4% in 2014, with total units topping 635 million. To read the full article, click here.


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