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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 10/1-10/5

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. A fundraiser featuring Garrison Keillor was canceled amid backlash. The Nobel Prize for Literature probably won’t return in 2019.  Wattpad is beta-testing a reader-payment plan. The MacArthur Foundation awarded its newest fellowships. Comicsgate figure Richard Meyer is bringing a defamation case […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 9/24-9/28

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. Ian Buruma’s “forced resignation” from the NYRB drew backlash. The World of Eric Carle is coming to Penguin Young Readers. The 2018 Kirkus Prize nominees are here. Jean-Claude Arnault, central figure of the Nobel Prize scandal, has been remanded pending a verdict. Paul McCartney is getting […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 7/2-7/6

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. On Tuesday, Barnes & Noble fired its CEO without severance pay. Swedish luminaries will award an alternative Nobel Prize for literature this year. The plagiarism suit against author Emma Cline has been dismissed. In South Carolina, a high school summer reading list drew criticism […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 5/28-6/1

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. Donadio & Olson‘s accountant embezzled over $3.4 million. Edwards Brothers Malloy is shutting down its printing business. The Nobel Prize may not be awarded in 2019, either. Netflix released a trailer for its first comic book. Copper Canyon launched a fundraiser to […]

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

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. The Obama Presidential Library will contain a public library branch. Amazon is launching its first Prime-based physical book service. Due to an ongoing sex-abuse scandal, the Nobel Prize will not be awarded in 2018. A long-running case about compensation for freelancers […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 4/9-4/13

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. New releases are coming from Malala Yousafzai’s father and J.R.R. Tolkien. Skyhorse underwent a major reorganization this week.  The ALA released its annual list of most-banned books. Our Bodies, Ourselves will cease publication after fifty years. The Nobel Prize committee for literature is facing a […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 10/2-10/6

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. This year’s Nobel Prize in Literature goes to Kazuo Ishiguro. The National Book Foundation released its list of award finalists. Sasquatch Books was bought by Penguin Random House. The publishing industry is pitching in to help Puerto Rico.  Poet and editor Jill Bialosky faces allegations […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 11/14-11/18

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. Wednesday night’s National Book Awards offered stirring speeches. Bob Dylan won’t be attending the Nobel ceremony after all. Penguin Random House‘s employees will start 2017 with a new chairman and a student loan repayment program.  Barnes & Noble announced a new $49.99 Nook ahead of Black […]

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

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. Bob Dylan adds a new honor to his mantelpiece: the Nobel Prize for Literature. NetGalley bought Bookish.com for an undisclosed price. The Authors Guild is opening up membership to new and unpublished writers. Wattpad and Gallery Books are teaming up on a contemporary fairy tale anthology, […]

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

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. British bookstore chain Waterstones pulled Kindles from its stores due to low sales numbers. Belarusian non-fiction writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize for Literature this week. Barnes & Noble partnered with Samsung to release a new Nook tablet, called the Samsung Galaxy Tab E Nook 9.6″ Tablet. Global […]