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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 8/13-8/17

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.

Author V.S. Naipaul and publisher John Calder died this week.

A foraging-themed cookbook has been recalled for recommending toxic ingredients.

Hannah Gadsby‘s book Ten Steps to Nanette publishes next year.

In acquisition news, Insight Editions has purchased Weldon Owen and Hachette will buy Worthy Publishing.

After a plagiarism controversy, Boston is canceling 2018’s One City One Story event.

Bonus:NSFW fan-made book box caused quite a stir on Twitter.

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