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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 4/27-5/1

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.

President Obama joined up with the New York Public Library to give children access to popular children’s and YA ebooks for free.

Books-A-Million announced their own ebook publishing services, called BAM! Publishing DIY this week.

Six authors withdrew from the PEN America gala due to their discomfort with Charlie Hebdo being honored.

The American Library Association and American Research Association with other groups have come together to call for copyright law reform in a group named Re:Create.

Tomorrow is the first ever Independent Bookstore Day, where shoppers can get special gifts and books available only at independent bookstores across the country.

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