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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 7/23-7/27

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 Man Booker Prize longlist includes a graphic novel for the very first time. Mystery solved: Dartmouth professors say they’ve identified the Lorax. An investment group bought a 5.68% stake in Barnes & Noble.  Suspects were arrested in the theft of […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 7/16-7/20

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. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonny Sun are publishing a book of pep talks. Audiobook distributor RBMedia was sold to a private equity firm. Elsevier has blocked Germany and Sweden during a dispute over the cost of nationwide open access. Electric Literature launched […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 7/9-7/13

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. Marvel legend Steve Ditko has died. The original map of the Hundred-Acre Wood set an auction record. Liu Xia, widow of dissident poet Liu Xiaobo, has been freed from house arrest. The English Patient won the Golden Man Booker Prize. Regnery is expanding and rebranding its […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 7/2-7/6

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. On Tuesday, Barnes & Noble fired its CEO without severance pay. Swedish luminaries will award an alternative Nobel Prize for literature this year. The plagiarism suit against author Emma Cline has been dismissed. In South Carolina, a high school summer reading list drew criticism […]