Scribd Partners with Grupo Planeta
Scribd has announced a new partnership with Mexican publisher Grupo Planeta that will bring more than 1,000 Planeta titles to its platform. Authors whose books have been made available in Spanish via the partnership include Paul Auster, Rosario Castellanos, Elena Poniatowska, Cristina Rivera Garza, Richard Dawkins, André Comte-Sponville, Steven Pinker, Enrique Krauze, Mónica Lavín, J.J. Benítez, Agatha Christie, Jaime Sabines, Juan Villoro, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Vicente Leñero, Tal Ben-Shahar, Julio Patán, and Stephen Jay Gould.
As part of the company’s strategy to build its Spanish-language catalog and presence in Mexico and Latin America, Scribd has also partnered with Grupo Editorial Océano to include some of their Spanish-language titles on the platform, including e-books by writers such as Olga Tokarczuk, Carlos Monsiváis, John Gray, J.M. Le Clézio, Cristina Pacheco, F.G. Haghenbeck, Jorge Bucay, Guadalupe Loaeza, Robert Green, Ignacio Padilla, BEF, Lorenzo Meyer, and Ryan Holiday.