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Trendsetters’ Book-Biz Essential Reading, Week of 5/21-5/25

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.

 

It’s been a hard-knock life for textbook publishers these past few years: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Kindle: coming to a store near you (if you are in the UK and the store is Waterstone’s).

Fifty Shades times 200,000…equals 10 million [copies sold in the US] 

“Orange” you curious what they’ll have to call the prize now? 

And the whole blogotwitterversphere ground to a screeching halt FOR A FULL 2.5 MINUTES. Because of this:

 


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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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