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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 8/13-8/17

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 V.S. Naipaul and publisher John Calder died this week. A foraging-themed cookbook has been recalled for recommending toxic ingredients. Hannah Gadsby‘s book Ten Steps to Nanette publishes next year. In acquisition news, Insight Editions has purchased Weldon Owen and Hachette will buy Worthy Publishing. After […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Subscription Boxes

If you’ve checked the mail lately, you know that subscription boxes are a booming business. Industries from clothing to cosmetics to home cooking have been experimenting with the format since the 2010 launch of Birchbox. This isn’t new territory for publishing, which got into the subscription game in 1926 with the Book of the Month Club (still alive and thriving), but the present surge in popularity has inspired scores of booksellers, book lovers, and book publishers to flex their entrepreneurial muscles in new ways. A typical book box is released […]