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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/17-12/21

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. NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, 100, will release a middle-grade memoir next summer. Donadio & Olson’s bookkeeper will serve two years for the theft that destroyed the agency. The comic series Border Town has been canceled after its co-creator was accused of sexual […]

A DRM Primer for a VAT World

This article was originally published on our parent site for the book publishing industry, Publishing Trends.  * * * The ongoing and increasingly heated debate over the use of Digital Rights Management (DRM) in digital publishing has recently received more press attention because of the EU ruling to charge VAT (value-added tax) on ebooks. For those in need of a reminder, Digital Rights Management refers to the protections  that are in place on many copyrighted digital products like video games, smartphone apps and ebooks that make illegal downloading more difficult. In […]