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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/3-12/7

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. The Strand may be declared a city landmark – but not if the Strand can help it. Online distribution platform Ganxy is closing on December 29. Call Me By Your Name is getting a sequel. A Pushcart-nominated poet was found to have plagiarized […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/19-11/23

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. Junot Díaz has been cleared of misconduct and returns to the Pulitzer board. The Prix littéraire des collégiens has been suspended over its Amazon sponsorship. Barnes & Noble unveiled an aggressive new store-opening schedule. Chinese writer Tianyi faces a decade in prison […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/12-11/16

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. Legends Stan Lee and William Goldman have passed away. The 2018 National Book Award winners were announced Wednesday night. Michelle Obama‘s book debuted as a bestseller. The announcement of Amazon’s HQ2 choice has already met with backlash. The lawyers for Demos […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/5-11/9

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. Book critic Christopher Lehmann-Haupt passed away this week. Bowker‘s ISBN-issuing site was breached and credit card info taken. The protest-burning of LGBTQ library books in Iowa prompted many donations in replacement. Amazon-owned AbeBooks retracted a decision to pull out of several […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 9/3-9/7

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. Little, Brown and Company will celebrate J.D. Salinger’s centennial.  Penguin Random House is changing the way it does library ebook lending. Merriam-Webster has added 840 words to its dictionary. Amazon is the second company to hit $1 trillion in value. Donald Trump wanted […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 7/23-7/27

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. The Man Booker Prize longlist includes a graphic novel for the very first time. Mystery solved: Dartmouth professors say they’ve identified the Lorax. An investment group bought a 5.68% stake in Barnes & Noble.  Suspects were arrested in the theft of […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 5/21-5/25

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. Author Philip Roth died this week at 85. Quarto‘s boardroom takeover led to the CEO’s resignation. This year’s Man Booker International Prize winner is Olga Tokarczuk. Amazon launched a new Merch Collab platform. The National Book Foundation is adding new literary programming.

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 4/30-5/4

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. The Obama Presidential Library will contain a public library branch. Amazon is launching its first Prime-based physical book service. Due to an ongoing sex-abuse scandal, the Nobel Prize will not be awarded in 2018. A long-running case about compensation for freelancers […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 2/26-3/2

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. Following allegations of sexual misconduct, Sherman Alexie has released a statement. Jill Soloway will lead Topple, a new Amazon imprint for LGBTQ books. Michelle Obama’s memoir has a title and release date. Children’s literature is joining the #MarchForOurLives movement. In addition to Black Panther, Ta-Nehisi […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 2/12-2/16

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. The 2018 Youth Media Awards were announced. Trump’s new budget takes aim at the NEA and NEH – again. Barnes & Noble issued company-wide layoffs. Amazon announced plans for its own shipping service. A number of children’s book authors have been accused of sexual harassment (and two […]