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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Top 5 Publishing News Stories of the Week, 10/21–10/25

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. Congratulations to all the winners of the Whiting Writers’ Awards, which took place this Monday! World Book Night, which gives out half a million free paperbacks in one day, has announced its 2014 Book List. Yet another screen to read eBooks on: Apple releases the […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories of the Week, 10/14–10/18

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. Congratulations to Eleanor Catton, this year’s winner of The Man Booker Prize! Another big congratulations to all appearing on the National Book Awards Shortlist. Macmillan ups the number of backlist eBooks available for lending to ~11,000. Kobo’s removal of all self-published titles from one of its […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories of the Week, 10/7–10/11

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. Congratulations to Alice Munro, for winning the Nobel Prize in Literature this year! The Frankfurt Book Fair continues through this weekend; Publishers Weekly covers some of the highlights, including publishers discussing the ever changing industry.  Also at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Bloomsbury announced an eBook imprint […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 9/30–10/4

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. The publishing community suffered a great loss this week with 66-year-old Tom Clancy’s passing. Scribd launches a Netflix-esque e-book subscription service for $9/mo, with HarperCollins as their first major publishing partner. The French attempt to curb Amazon’s enticing discounts by passing a bill through the […]