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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 8/18-8/22

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.

A judge in Delaware passed a law making digital content, including ebooks, inheritable after the original owner dies.

Romance publisher Ellora’s Cave announced cuts to their staff, due in part to a decrease in their Amazon sales.

Kensington Publishing joined up with Books-A-Million to put some of Kensington’s previously digital-only offerings into print.

Several German, Austrian, and Swiss authors took a stand against Amazon’s treatment toward books published by the  Bonnier Group.

Despite the cancellation of the Hachette/Perseus/Ingram deal, Perseus will retain Legato as an affiliate.

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