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5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 5/13 – 5/17

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.

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Amazon workers in Germany set to strike for pay and benefits after trade union Verdi refused to impliment a collective agreement on employee conditions.

E-Book sales, (especially in the romance genre, given that it was The Year of Fifty Shades)significantly boosted the book business in 2012, according to a BookStats survey.

The Nation launches ‘E-Book Nation,’ a new digital book initiative designed to make The Nation’s most notable contributors, past and present, available to readers on tablets,

Seattle Mystery Bookshop’s granola bomb scare turns out to be just the “world’s saddest garage sale.”

After being the first company to digitize magazines, Zinio moves its catalogue to the Netflix model.

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