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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 6/9-6/13

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.

Hachette‘s ebook 2013 sales figures were released this week, showing that Amazon accounts for 60% of their ebook sales in the US alone.

Simon and Schuster rolls out new author tools including a networking site for authors called S&S InkedIn.

UK campaigners called Amazon Anonymous created a fake listing on Amazon for a book called Amazon: pay living wages to your workers.

Library of Congress announced the next Poet Laureate, Charles Wright.

Beyond Hachette and Bonnier, Amazon expands their aggressive negotiation tactics to Time Warner.

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