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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 8/4-8/8

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 and Ingram cancel their plans to buy Perseus Book Group.

Google and Barnes & Noble team up to offer same day delivery in major metropolitan cities to strike back at Amazon.

Scribd announced a change in their search mechanisms to provide better browsing, mixing real-life curation and updated algorithms.

Authors United sent an open letter to Amazon signed by over 900 authors, asking Amazon to end the dispute with Hachette.

Kensington Publishing revealed that it took them 1.5 years to negotiate a one year contract with Amazon.


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