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Top 5 Publishing News Stories of the Week, 10/7–10/11

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 Alice Munro, for winning the Nobel Prize in Literature this year!

The Frankfurt Book Fair continues through this weekend; Publishers Weekly covers some of the highlights, including publishers discussing the ever changing industry. 

Also at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Bloomsbury announced an eBook imprint called Bloomsbury Spark.

Scholastic Book Fairs announced a new app that should help parents find better books for their children by using wish lists, recommendations, and QR codes.

HarperCollins announced the winners of The BookSmash Challenge, a competition that asked developers to reimagine the book through new digital products.

 

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