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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 3/10-3/14

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. Quercus is for sale, and Amazon is rumored to be interested in purchasing the independent publisher. Google is being taken to court by a group of parents outraged over app purchases made by their children. Amtrak is now accepting applications for their new writers residency […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 5/6 – 5/10

Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional 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. **** Rumors fly that Microsoft might acquire the rest of the Nook business; Barnes & Noble stock subsequently becomes a bestseller. Amazon blazes trails eastward (or, given that they’re in Seattle, westward?) to China The US Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week: 12/31/12-1/4/13

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. Happy New Year! A three-day workweek & still we have news for you. How impressive is that? Pearson (Penguin’s parent company) scooped up 5% of Nook Media, squeezing in between B&N‘s 78.2% and Microsoft‘s 16.8%. “The view from […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories, Week of 10/1-10/5

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.     So just how big was the debut of one of the most highly anticipated books of the year? Here’s all you need to know about the release of JK Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy. Teaming up against […]