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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 3/9-3/13

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 tech blog Gigaom shut down after nine years.

The state of Alabama decided to open an elder abuse investigation for Harper Lee after concerns were raised that the author might not be coherent enough to agree to the publication of Go Set a Watchman.

Universal and Scholastic reached an agreement for a three-year, first-look production deal.

An ebook piracy site is threatening an anti-piracy firm for abusing its DMCA system and violating the CFAA.

A group of Christian publishers are suing Family Christian Stores, because their bankruptcy plan could lead to them losing $20 million.

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