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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 10/22-10/26

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. Random House and Crown are merging. A long-running copyright case has entered its tenth year. The Great American Read results are in, and To Kill a Mockingbird is America’s favorite book.  The Drama Book Shop is the newest victim of rising […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 10/15-10/19

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. PEN America filed a lawsuit against the president. The 2018 Booker Prize went to Anna Burns. After almost fifty years, Judy Blume sold the closely-guarded film rights to Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret. Sony will begin using blockchain technology for its […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 10/8-10/12

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. Penguin Random House will launch a Southeast Asian operation next year. Writer Stephen Elliott is suing the creator of the “Shitty Media Men” spreadsheet. New York Comic Con hit an attendance record. McNally Jackson is leaving its Nolita location. The 2018 […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 10/1-10/5

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. A fundraiser featuring Garrison Keillor was canceled amid backlash. The Nobel Prize for Literature probably won’t return in 2019.  Wattpad is beta-testing a reader-payment plan. The MacArthur Foundation awarded its newest fellowships. Comicsgate figure Richard Meyer is bringing a defamation case […]