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5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 7/29 – 8/2

number_5_orangeEvery week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional 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.

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Obama gives a speech at Amazon warehouse in Chattanooga, now available on the new Kindle Singles..

Overstock and Amazon declare pricing war, resulting in continually lowering prices in an attempt to out-discount the other.

People around the world double-checked the definition of  “debate” after Penguin Random CEO Markus Dohle is announced as the only “speaker” at this year’s Frankfurt Publishing CEO debate.

Borders bookstore reopens in Singapore. Does this mean the non-refundable $210 million in Borders gift cards floating around the world have worth again?

Religious scholar and author Reza Aslan experienced a 35% increase in book sales after his hostile interview with Fox News goes viral.

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