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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 6/11-6/15

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. Stan Lee‘s business manager is being investigated for elder abuse. Kitchen Confidential has become a bestseller after Anthony Bourdain‘s death. After Lionel Shriver mocked a diversity drive at Penguin Random House UK, the literary world is responding. Netflix and Penguin Random House are launching […]

Diversity in Literature from the Standpoint of a Biracial Latina Woman

Growing up with a Dominican mother and an Ashkenazi father, I never saw books about myself. Because my father was never particularly religious and my sisters and I were raised Catholic, it was natural for me to feel more connected to my Dominican side. Even from my earliest memory, little four-year-old me knew who she was: she was Dominican. Every night she ate rice and beans and maduros and tried to understand what her abuela and mother were saying. But she also knew that she was biracial and was always […]