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5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 5/6 – 5/10

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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Rumors fly that Microsoft might acquire the rest of the Nook business; Barnes & Noble stock subsequently becomes a bestseller.

Amazon blazes trails eastward (or, given that they’re in Seattle, westward?) to China

The US Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, officially making sales tax a requirement for all online sales.

Southeast Europe sweeps the 2013 Best Translated Book Awards!

In other awards news, the Karen and Philip Cushman Award has been established to recognize great work by “late blooming” YA novelists like Cushman herself.

 

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