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5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week: 2/4 – 2/8

number_5_orangeEvery week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional 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.

 

And the other shoe drops: Macmillan, stalwart Big-Sixer left standing against the DOJ, has decided to settle.

A Hot Topic this week is the newly launched Bookish,  “a one-stop, comprehensive online destination designed to connect readers with books and authors.” See what people are saying here, here, here, and did I mention here.

Amazon may be shifting towards a business model that sells “used” e-books.

The report from Hachette is official: they’re in the same boat as everyone else: 2012 ebook sales up, overall revenues down.

An exciting addition to Portland State’s publishing program!  Ooligan Press, a student-staffed press has added  Start to Finish, a project in which students give a behind-the-scenes look at how a book is created. Learn more here.

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