Every week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know.
British bookstore chain Waterstones pulled Kindles from its stores due to low sales numbers.
Belarusian non-fiction writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize for Literature this week.
Barnes & Noble partnered with Samsung to release a new Nook tablet, called the Samsung Galaxy Tab E Nook 9.6″ Tablet.
Global library solutions provider Bibliotheca acquired 3M Library Systems’ North American business.
iBooks stores now carry enhanced Harry Potter ebooks, with interactive animations and illustrations.