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5 Top Publishing News Stories, Week of 9/17-9/21

Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more informed and 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.

The drama continues overseas, as Apple, as well as assorted publishers, settle on ebook pricing with the EU.
Zola Books, the social, retail and recommendation site which premiered at BEA 2012, went live on September 20th.
The sigh of relief of traditional publishers heard round the world: 89.9% of iPad users say they prefer to read to their children using a print format.
Feeling the pressure: following in Target’s footsteps, Wal-Mart will stop its sale of Amazon Kindles.
One of history’s most prolific editors, Alfred A. Knopf’s Ashbel Green, has passed away.

If you come across a “current events in book-biz” link you think is especially helpful, email [email protected] before noon EST every Friday to nominate your pick–it may become one of our “5  Best”!

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