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Top 5 Publishing News Stories of the Week, 10/14–10/18

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.

Congratulations to Eleanor Catton, this year’s winner of The Man Booker Prize!

Another big congratulations to all appearing on the National Book Awards Shortlist.

Macmillan ups the number of backlist eBooks available for lending to ~11,000.

Kobo’s removal of all self-published titles from one of its sites brings the controversy between retailers who are removing self-published work with “inappropriate content” and indie authors to a head

Iceland’s literary culture continues to thrive–amazingly, 1 in 10 people in the country will publish a book.

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