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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 5/15-5/18

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. Pioneering author Tom Wolfe died this week. Cengage faces a lawsuit from textbook authors over its new subscription service. Ronan Farrow‘s next book will address his experience of the Harvey Weinstein investigation.  Stan Lee is suing his former company over rights to his […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 5/7-5/11

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. Former Penguin CEO Peter Mayer has died. The Center for Fiction is moving to Brooklyn.  Junot Díaz has stepped down as Pulitzer chairman following misconduct allegations. The legal battle over a Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird was settled.  A romance author tried to copyright the […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 4/30-5/4

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 Obama Presidential Library will contain a public library branch. Amazon is launching its first Prime-based physical book service. Due to an ongoing sex-abuse scandal, the Nobel Prize will not be awarded in 2018. A long-running case about compensation for freelancers […]