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Luz Gómez

Israel Wins in Mexico

[The official poster of the 2013 Guadalajara International Book Fair. Image from ]

Each year, the largest book fair in the Spanish–speaking world is held in Guadalajara (Mexico), the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL). The FIL is more than a great market for professional publishers in the Spanish language; it is also Mexico’s major cultural event and one of the greatest in Latin America. In parallel to the book business, the FIL runs a program of exhibitions, conferences, films, theatre, concerts, gastronomic events, and children’s activities. The ...

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Luz Gómez is associate professor of Arab Studies at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Follow her on Twitter: @LuzGomezGar.