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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 2/18-2/22

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. Pearson sold its K-12 textbook division. The NEA announced its newest crop of grants. A newly-announced novel about Dr. James Barry sparked backlash after the author misgendered him. Under fire for plagiarism, a romance author offered an unusual defense. DC Comics […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 2/4-2/8

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. Authors Rosamunde Pilcher and Carol Emshwiller have passed away. J.D. Salinger‘s long-rumored later works are being published by his family. Jill Abramson‘s new book is under fire for alleged plagiarism.  French authors spoke out against the Salon du Livre‘s use of English.  […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/3-12/7

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 Strand may be declared a city landmark – but not if the Strand can help it. Online distribution platform Ganxy is closing on December 29. Call Me By Your Name is getting a sequel. A Pushcart-nominated poet was found to have plagiarized […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 8/13-8/17

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. Author V.S. Naipaul and publisher John Calder died this week. A foraging-themed cookbook has been recalled for recommending toxic ingredients. Hannah Gadsby‘s book Ten Steps to Nanette publishes next year. In acquisition news, Insight Editions has purchased Weldon Owen and Hachette will buy Worthy Publishing. After […]

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 11/27-12/1

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. The Meredith Corporation, backed by the Koch brothers, has acquired Time, Inc. The Girls author Emma Cline is countersuing an ex-boyfriend accusing her of plagiarism. Marvel‘s new editor-in-chief admitted that he published work under a Japanese pseudonym. Amazon Publishing launched a new imprint, Amazon Original Stories.  This […]

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 1/9-1/13

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.  Amid plagiarism concerns, HarperCollins will stop selling a book by Trump aide Monica Crowley. Barnes & Noble CEO Len Riggio doubled down on his commitment to physical stores. Marvel will offer free digital back issues with purchase of mainline superhero releases. Maria Pallante has been named the new […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 10/26-10/30

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. IndieBound is implementing a direct-to-consumer purchase option to their website. HarperCollins has purchased an ebook deals newsletter, The MidList. The company spun off from Barnes & Noble, Barnes & Noble Education, is “undervalued” according to Barron’s. German ebook subscription service Blloon will reportedly announce today that […]