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5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week: 3/25 – 3/29

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.


The leading book-centric social media network, Goodreads, has been acquired by Amazon. This comes 7 weeks after Bookish, the book discovery and e-commerce website launched in February.

If your looking for a Simon & Schuster title, Barnes and Nobles might not be the best place to look after reportedly reducing the amount of titles it stocks by Simon & Schuster authors and lowered the number of S&S books on display.

Cross-motions for the  HarperCollins’ lawsuit against Open Road is out, stating that this is not a replay of the 2001 Rosetta Books case”

PowerHouse Arena and Penguin Classics have launched powerHouse Arena + Penguin Classics present, a series of salon-style literary events.

The New York Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the state’s affiliate nexus law passed in 2008, a good sign for sales tax fairness for both brick-and-mortar and Internet-based businesses.

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