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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/2-11/6

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.

The American Civil Liberties Union and two New Orleans bookstores have filed a lawsuit over a bill that requires bookstores to verify the ages of their customers.

Four former Amazon delivery drivers are suing the company for depriving them of wages, benefits, and legal protections.

In bookstore news, Greenlight Bookstore announced the opening of its second Brooklyn bookstore and Amazon opened its first brick-and-mortar store in Seattle.

Publishing Triangle launched a new literary prize called the Publishing Triangle award for Trans and Gender-Variant Literature.

The National Geographic Society had its biggest reduction in its history, laying off about 180 of its employees.

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