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Trendsetter’s Book-Biz Essential Reading, 4/14-4/20, 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.

 

 

 

Hot topics at the London Book Fairhttp://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/london-book-fair/article/51581-london-book-fair-2012-the-doj–50-shades-of-grey-and-j-k-rowling.html

Speaking of the London Book Fair, Ma Jian protests China’s censorship of authors and the nation’s status as the “market focus” of the Fair: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/apr/19/ma-jian-paint-london-book-fair?newsfeed=true

Will book buyers and readers soon have legal recourse if a memoir turns out to be fabricated? http://www.shelf-awareness.com/issue.html?issue=1721#m15830

Step into the high stakes world of… illegal book trafficking…?: http://paidcontent.org/2012/04/16/supreme-court-to-rule-on-grey-market-goods-in-books-case/

A look at World Book Night: http://news.bookweb.org/news/world-book-night-giver-parties-full-swing

 

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