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Trendsetters’ Book-Biz Essential Reading, Week of 6/11-6/15

Every week we recommend 5 links that the young book professional should read to feel more informed and connected. 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.

 

 

“Ebooks on aisle 4, ebooks on aisle 4…” UK supermarket chain Sainsbury buys ebook start-up aNobii. For the unbeatable price of £1!

Life is swell when the government likes you: The US State Department “is considering a no-bid deal with Amazon” for a BOATLOAD of Kindles.

HarperCollins sets out to circle the globe with the power of PoD.

Meanwhile, ebooks continue to pick up speed in Europe as Google Play launched in Spain.

Though we missed it last week because of BEA, it’s important not to neglect Barnes & Noble’s letter to the DoJ.  MobyLives’ [summarized] report on the letter finds that “it’s already been broughten.”

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If you come across a “current events in book-biz” link you think is especially helpful, email t[email protected] before noon EST every Friday to nominate your pick–it may become one of our “5  Best”!

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