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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 2/11-2/15

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. White House tell-all author Cliff Sims is suing Donald Trump over Trump’s use of NDAs. Amazon has canceled its plans for a Queens-based HQ2. Verso Books is launching a translated fiction imprint. Not only is McNally Jackson is keeping its lease, […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 2/4-2/8

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. Authors Rosamunde Pilcher and Carol Emshwiller have passed away. J.D. Salinger‘s long-rumored later works are being published by his family. Jill Abramson‘s new book is under fire for alleged plagiarism.  French authors spoke out against the Salon du Livre‘s use of English.  […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 1/28-2/1

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. PRH has shuttered Spiegel & Grau.  Following intense criticism, the author of Blood Heir is delaying the book’s publication. Pegasus Books and Otto Penzler are launching Scarlet, a new company focusing on female readers. The Man Booker Prize will no longer be […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 1/21-1/25

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 group of Parkland survivors have published an anthology, Parkland Speaks. Wattpad launched a direct publishing division. Finalists have been announced for the National Book Critics Circle Awards and the PEN America Literary Awards. 50 Shades author E.L. James has a new novel coming […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 1/14-1/18

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. Netflix is being sued by the creators of the “Choose Your Own Adventure” series. Bestselling novelist Sherrilyn Kenyon accused her husband of trying to poison her. The 2019 Walter Dean Myers Awards winners are here. The Internet Archive‘s Open Library received […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 1/7-1/11

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. HarperCollins Children’s Books is launching a monthly podcast. Europa Editions will add a new nonfiction imprint. Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid series is getting a companion. The Drama Book Shop’s new owner is longtime ally Lin-Manuel Miranda. Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are splitting up after 25 […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/31-1/4

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 Millions was acquired by Publishers Weekly. The pool of public domain works has expanded for the first time in 20 years. Queer Eye‘s Karamo Brown announced an upcoming memoir. Christian publishing’s Bruce Nygren is retiring. McNally Jackson may not be moving after […]

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 […]