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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 1/1-1/5

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. An explosive new book about the Trump White House has been released early. Jacqueline Woodson is the new National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.  The Strand’s heir and owner, Fred Bass, died this week. The Richard Avedon Foundation called for a new book about the […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 1/4-1/8

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. Gene Luen Yang was named the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Comic book artists are boycotting the Grand Prix d’Angoulême award after the nominee long list included no women authors. Five editors who work for a Hong Kong publisher known for its critical titles about Chinese politicians […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 6/30-7/4

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. World Book Night US announced that it is ceasing operations due to high costs. French Lawmakers passed what’s being dubbed “The Anti-Amazon Law” which forbids online booksellers to provide discounts higher than 5% to be combined with free shipping. Barnes & Noble CEO, Mitchell S. Klipper […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/26-1/3

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 since Christmas, these should help keep you in the know. After an almost year-long court battle, Illinois federal court rules that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is public domain. After a pause,  Best Buy stores in the United States are selling some Kobo models once again. HarperCollins UK’s profits dropped significantly, though its market […]