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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/2-11/6

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 American Civil Liberties Union and two New Orleans bookstores have filed a lawsuit over a bill that requires bookstores to verify the ages of their customers. Four former Amazon delivery drivers are suing the company for depriving them of wages, benefits, and legal protections. […]

We Need Diverse Books, One Year Later

One year ago, We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) started with a hashtag. The hashtag, which later became the nonprofit’s name, was part of a tweet exchange about the lack of diversity at last year’s BookCon. Last Friday, one year later, I was able to attend the We Need Diverse Books panel at Book Expo America. It celebrated its anniversary by hosting three panels at the very event they originally protested: one panel during the third day of BEA and one on each day of BookCon. The panelists on Friday included WNDB President […]