Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more informed and 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.
So just how big was the debut of one of the most highly anticipated books of the year? Here’s all you need to know about the release of JK Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy.
Teaming up against other industry heavyweights, like Apple and Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Microsoft announced their partnership in creating Nook Media.
After 7 years of drama and intrigue, Google & various publishers have finally settled on an agreement that will allow Google to provide access to digital books through its library project.
Hachette has refurbished its sales structure, bringing together print and digital sales teams.
Amazon’s empire continues to grow–all the way to the big screen, as Amazon Studios announced the option of their first novel-to-movie, Ania Ahlborn’s Seed.
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