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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 1/5-1/9

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.

Scribd announced this week that they’ve raised $22 million toward their ebook subscription service.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg started a book club, causing sales to skyrocket for his first selection.

Recorded Books has officially acquired Tantor Media.

Google’s ebook program continues to grow steadily as it begins its fifth year.

The Author’s Guild’s case against HathiTrust was officially dismissed this week.

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