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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 1/16-1/20

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.

Pearson is going to sell off their 47% stake in Penguin. 

Several major publishers and author estates filed a suit against a Swedish author writing “sequels” to popular classic novels.

Some authors have filed a class action lawsuit against All Romance eBooks over unpaid royalties. 

Several simultaneous Writers Resist protests occurred on January 15th in support of free speech

Barnes & Noble has halted sales of their new tablet due to a faulty charger. 


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