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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 6/13-6/17

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.

In the first change at Perseus since Hachette’s acquisition, Seal Press is now an imprint of Da Capo Press.

UK bookstore Waterstones has announced that if Brexit goes through, then jobs will be cut.

Texas-based retailer Hastings Entertainment filed for bankruptcy this week. 

The decision for former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura’s defamation case against the late American Sniper author Chris Kyle was reversed in the court of appeals.

Amazon plans to open a third bricks-and-mortar bookstore; this time in Portland.

BonusThe Community Bookstore cat Tiny the Usurper went missing this week, but is back home now.

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