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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 2/3-2/7

Every 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. Two new digital book platforms: German company, Readfy, launched an ebook subscription service this week, offering 15,000 free titles with advertising throughout the book, and NoiseTrade also expanded its free music program to include books as well. Sony relinquished its place in the ebook market […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week: 1/21-1/25

Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more informed and 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.   Kindle tackles Kobo on its home turf, launching in Canada this week. On its publishing side, Amazon has unleashed two new children’s imprints, Two Lions and Skyscape. Books and coffee: a beautiful combination. The American Library Association’s […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories, Week of 9/24-9/28

Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more informed and 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.     The not-so-casual mistake: Hachette drops the ball with the ebook version of JK Rowling’s highly anticipated novel, The Casual Vacancy.  Whiz kids: The National Book Foundation released the names of its 5 under 35 honorees. Penguin files […]

ALA Conference 2011: A Preview

With ALA coming up at the end of this month, we thought it might be beneficial to provide some context and previews for those of you headed there for the first time. Here are some things to keep in mind as you head down to NOLA: The ALA Conference is older than the New York Public Library After trying to find footing for nearly 20 years, the first official ALA Conference was held October 4-6, 1876 in Philadelphia at the Centennial Exposition. This was also when the ALA itself was […]