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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 9/10-9/14

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 National Book Awards longlists are out. The owners of the Ripped Bodice Bookstore signed a TV development deal with Sony. Bob Woodward‘s Fear is already in its ninth printing. Les Moonves has been ousted at CBS for sexual harassment.  Target […]

A Publishing Career by the Books: Reading My Mistake, Hothouse, and Lord of Publishing

All too often I read articles proclaiming “the death of the novel,” “the death of the book,” or other such dread-inducing pronouncements. But everything that dies was once alive, and given the tremendous (and unsuccessful) effort to declare books dead, they must currently be wide-eyed, scratching out holes in their coffins, wriggling up through the still-loose dirt. I’ve seen that the undertakers and gravediggers are often those who remain rooted in the pre-digital past. I recently read three books by or about established publishing veterans, at the summits of their […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 11/19-11/23

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.   Just as we’ve finally become accustomed to saying ‘Penguin Random House’, News Corp. and CBS appear to be in early talks about merging their subsidiaries HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster. Apple was granted a patent this week […]