Every 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.
Hachette is suing former Sony Music executive, Tony Mattola, for not returning the advance for a book he ultimately never wrote.
A debut YA novel about the Black Lives Matter movement went to auction between 13 houses before being purchased by Balzer + Bray.
Bonus video: Here’s a video from the White House introducing Carla Hayden and explaining why she’s Obama’s choice.