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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 8/28-9/1

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 wake of Hurricane Harvey, New York publishers and Houston bookstores are lending a hand.

Despite community objections, the library system of Escondido, CA will be privatized.

The Book Industry Study Group changed its governing structure.

An alt-right children’s book was pulled over copyright infringement.

John Smelcer’s PEN Award nomination has been rescinded in light of new information about his past.

Bonus: Terry Pratchett’s hard drive was run over by a steamroller, per the late author’s wishes.

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