American and Spanish Publications
Latin American Book Store, Ltd.,™ established in 1982 in Ithaca, New
York, supplies academic libraries with strong interest in building and
maintaining Latin American studies collections.. We specialize in firm
orders and approval plans that provide, on a regular and reliable
basis, the most recent Latin American publications to U.S. and Canadian
academic libraries and community.
In order to provide the most professional service possible, we work
exclusively with academic level material.
Our specialties: Carlos Castellanos in the study of Latin American
literature, art and film and Linda Russo in Latin American studies
-history and the social sciences- are reflected in the thorough,
careful book selection The Latin American Book Store provides. We work
to keep abreast of U.S. research needs, maintaining close relationships
with professors and their students and attending conferences, seminars
and meetings such as SALALM and LASA of which we are members. We attend
ALA and ACRL also in order to keep abreast of library collection
In order to facilitate the direct access to materials from important
Latin American regional publishing centers, institutions and
universities, we have developed working relationships with cultural,
research and publishing communities in different countries. On Latin
American trips we focus on cultural, economic and political events. We
meet with in-country researchers and students, publishers and book
dealers to keep up with emerging trends and authors.
this way we endeavor to serve as bridge between Latin American academic
institutions and universities, and their North American counterparts.
We continue to work to strengthen communication and understanding
between different perspectives and research agendas in both publishing
and scholarship. We also look forward to sharing changes in this new
We thank you for your continued support.
Carlos Castellanos and Linda Russo
The Latin American Book Store, Ltd.
Update June 18, 2012
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