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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 6/1-6/5

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.

Ursula K. Le Guin wrote a candid blog post about why she doesn’t want people to buy books from Amazon.

Rough Trade’s NYC store will now have a dedicated section for Melville House books due to the companies’ new partnership.

BookCon attendance was up from last year, with an 80% increase.

Kobo has partnered with the American Booksellers Association to launched eRead Local, an incentive program to encourage more people to make Kobo accounts.

James Patterson launched jimmy patterson, a children’s imprint at Little, Brown.

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