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5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 8/26 – 8/30

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.


Among other sensational and shocking news reported by the new biography Salinger, at least 5 new books by the late reclusive author are forthcoming.

Fewer e-converts: the AAP reports that ebook sales this spring slowed from their triple digit growth of 2012.

The last word has yet to be spoken in the injunction against Apple, as the DOJ this week proposed shorter terms and (maybe) softened penalties.

Amazon heads South of the Border, launching the Mexico Kindle store this week.

And North of the Border, Canada-based Kobo has launched a whole new fleet of ereaders and ebook stores.

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