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Trendsetters’ Book-Biz Essential Reading, Week of 5/14-5/18

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

(Yes, this week’s news came in twos. What can we say?)



This week in Agency: Simon Settles.

This week in Agency (is there an echo in here?) 17 states decide they want in on the [class] action.

Harry Potter, PhD: The University of St. Andrews hosts an inaugural academic conference on The Boy Who Lived.

Harry Potter, Canadian-style: Kobo plays katch-up with Kindle. 

The great Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes died on Tuesday, May 15.


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

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