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Top 5 Publishing News Stories of the Week, 11/18 –11/22

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.

Congratulations to the winners of the National Book Awards of 2013!

“Selfie” receives title of Word of the Year for 2013, again showing the ever-changing landscape of language.

Bloomsberg News cuts their Arts Section, and in the process, lays off 50 employees. 

Apple tries to kill the class action cases against them by arguing that its entry into eBook sales was “pro-competitive.”

The Toronto Book Fair (Nov 13-16, 2014) attempts to fill the gap left by the cancellation of BookExpo Canada, while bringing certain changes.

And as a little bonus, we’re sure many of you are going to be seeing Catching Fire this week…here’s a little something from The Onion to “prepare” you.

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