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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 10/29-11/2

number_5_orangeEvery week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals 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.

Feminist poet and playwright Ntozake Shange died at age 70.

Barnes & Noble is countersuing ex-CEO Demos Parneros.

Simon & Schuster is launching a new imprint, Avid Reader Press.

An Iowan man checked out and burned several LGBTQ children’s books on Facebook Live.

Dr. Jill Biden announced a forthcoming memoir.

Bonus: A researcher in Antarctica stabbed his colleague, allegedly over book spoilers.

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