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5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 6/24 – 6/28

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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 Barnes & Nobles rethinks the Nook after sales of the e-reader device plummeted in the last quarter.

Right after Apple’s Ebook trial ended, a new publishing industry legal battle ensues as Penguin and Authur Solutions seek dismissal of class action suit.

Recently released Pew survey shows that young adults still read and borrow more printed books than those over 30, despite the growth of smartphones, ebooks and tablets.

New AcademicPub adds library content deals, allowing faculty to customize textbooks from diverse sources of licensed content.

Some fun statistics: Exports of trade books rose in 2012, with printed books rising 1.3% and ebooks exports rising a whopping 63%.

Celebrity Bonus! TV Chef Jamie Oliver read a book for the first time at age 38 due to dyslexia, choosing to read Catching Fire.

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