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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/26-11/30

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. Margaret Atwood announced a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale. Abrams pulled a forthcoming graphic novel after allegations of Islamophobia.  Retired justice John Paul Stevens will have his next book out just weeks after he turns 99. Roadblocks await Demos Parneros’s effort to […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/19-11/23

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. Junot Díaz has been cleared of misconduct and returns to the Pulitzer board. The Prix littéraire des collégiens has been suspended over its Amazon sponsorship. Barnes & Noble unveiled an aggressive new store-opening schedule. Chinese writer Tianyi faces a decade in prison […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/12-11/16

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. Legends Stan Lee and William Goldman have passed away. The 2018 National Book Award winners were announced Wednesday night. Michelle Obama‘s book debuted as a bestseller. The announcement of Amazon’s HQ2 choice has already met with backlash. The lawyers for Demos […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/5-11/9

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. Book critic Christopher Lehmann-Haupt passed away this week. Bowker‘s ISBN-issuing site was breached and credit card info taken. The protest-burning of LGBTQ library books in Iowa prompted many donations in replacement. Amazon-owned AbeBooks retracted a decision to pull out of several […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 10/29-11/2

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. Feminist poet and playwright Ntozake Shange died at age 70. Barnes & Noble is countersuing ex-CEO Demos Parneros. Simon & Schuster is launching a new imprint, Avid Reader Press. An Iowan man checked out and burned several LGBTQ children’s books on […]