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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 3/19-3/23

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 2018 Wellcome Book Prize shortlist is out, and it’s female-dominated. 

James Comey’s book is already a bestseller, and it might become a movie.

John Oliver announced a competing picture book about Mike Pence’s pet rabbit, which quickly sold out.

The American Indian Literature Associate (AILA) revoked Sherman Alexie’s 2008 award.

This year, James Patterson’s annual donation for classroom libraries will come to $2 million.

Bonus: A banned book is using Don Quixote and the internet to get around the Spanish courts.

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