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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/26-11/30

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. Margaret Atwood announced a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale. Abrams pulled a forthcoming graphic novel after allegations of Islamophobia.  Retired justice John Paul Stevens will have his next book out just weeks after he turns 99. Roadblocks await Demos Parneros’s effort to […]

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 10/29-11/2

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. Feminist poet and playwright Ntozake Shange died at age 70. Barnes & Noble is countersuing ex-CEO Demos Parneros. Simon & Schuster is launching a new imprint, Avid Reader Press. An Iowan man checked out and burned several LGBTQ children’s books on […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 8/27-8/30

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. After John McCain‘s death last week, his last book has become a bestseller.  Without angry tweets from the president, Omarosa’s book sales are declining. The tariffs on Canadian paper products were overturned. The 2018 Rona Jaffe Award winners are here.  Ousted […]

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 7/2-7/6

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. On Tuesday, Barnes & Noble fired its CEO without severance pay. Swedish luminaries will award an alternative Nobel Prize for literature this year. The plagiarism suit against author Emma Cline has been dismissed. In South Carolina, a high school summer reading list drew criticism […]

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

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. The #KidLitWomen project launched to address gender inequality in children’s publishing. Poet and professor Lucie Brock-Broido passed away this week at 61.  Barnes & Noble is launching a nationwide book club. Several of Sherman Alexie‘s accusers have gone on the record. Berkeley’s Revolution Books received threats of arson last […]

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 […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/4-12/8

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. Giuseppe Castellano, formerly of Penguin Young Readers, and Lorin Stein, formerly of The Paris Review, both resigned this week due to sexual assault allegations. Barnes & Noble’s in-store prices will now match their online prices.  Amazon has launched in Australia.  Company chairman Len Riggio bought […]