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Trendsetter’s Book-Biz Essential Reading, 3/24-3/30, 2012

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.

Amazon, piracy, and Harry Potter books from the industry’s preeminent “idealog”, Mike Shatzkin:

Print and digital books see an increase in sales:

The Department of Justice’s strict stance on the Agency Model collusion case:

Adapting social media to bookselling:–how-to-blend-books-and-social-media.html

F+W subscription model gives unlimited access to eBook rentals:

And a bonus! This Pottermore video is SUPER cool, and not even because of J.K. Rowling:

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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