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5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week: 3/18 – 3/22

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.


Bowker announced a new study with the spoiler-alert title: “E-Reading Habits Drive Market Share Growth of e-Retailers,” with data on both the U.S. and U.K. book markets.

It’s a book! It’s a website! It’s a longform! Amazon has released the new ‘Send to Kindle’ Button. This free download allows websites to add a button so that visitors can send content to Kindle devices and apps.

Continue to eBay with abandon: The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the seller in the high-profile Kirtsaeng v. Wiley & Sons, Inc. case by ruling that goods lawfully made overseas are protected by the first sale doctrine.

Doubleday is offering a free digital download of The Da Vinci Code on 10th anniversary of the novel as well as the prologue and chapter one of Dan Brown’s forthcoming novel, Inferno.

Bibliomotion, an Independent book publisher, announced the launch of its new Web site,, an interactive portfolio where readers can browse through author profiles, engage with and ask questions on their areas of expertise, and book them to speak at their next event.

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