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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Sixth Annual Best of the Best of 2018 Lists

We know – it’s been a long year. But before we bid 2018 farewell for good, there’s still some housekeeping to do. Here at Trendsetter, we’re continuing our annual tradition of compiling the internet’s book opinions (good, bad, and ugly) into one mega-post. What are you waiting for? Let’s reminisce. Best list of best epigraphs. Best list of (some of) the best LGBT writing. Best list for making that Tournament of Books bracket. Best list of long reads from Longreads. Best list of tomes for tots.  Best list of best […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/24-12/28

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. Israeli author Amos Oz and Audrey Geisel, widow of Dr. Seuss, have passed away. Publishers Weekly chose the publishers of books about Trump as Persons of the Year. Barack Obama‘s favorite book this year is no surprise. A Sacramento man stole over $100,000 […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/17-12/21

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. NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, 100, will release a middle-grade memoir next summer. Donadio & Olson’s bookkeeper will serve two years for the theft that destroyed the agency. The comic series Border Town has been canceled after its co-creator was accused of sexual […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/10-12/14

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. An appeals court concurred that digital files can’t be resold. Forbes released its list of 2018’s highest-paid authors. Chronicle Books and LEGO struck a multi-territory publishing deal. The FTC is reviewing Ingram’s possible acquisition of Baker & Taylor. Tin House‘s 20th […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/3-12/7

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 Strand may be declared a city landmark – but not if the Strand can help it. Online distribution platform Ganxy is closing on December 29. Call Me By Your Name is getting a sequel. A Pushcart-nominated poet was found to have plagiarized […]