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Tag Archives: The Economist

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 8/10-8/14

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. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt acquired ebook and tech assets from MeeGenius, an ebook subscription service for children. Pearson will sell their stake in the Economist Group, publisher of The Economist magazine. Harlequin audiobooks are now available in libraries. Cengage, Pearson, and McGraw-Hill filed a suit against […]

Not New York: Book Business & Publishers in the Twin Cities

The next stop on our whirlwind national tour of publishing hubs are the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Disclaimer: I have never been there. But based on what research and hearsay have told me, the Twin Cities area is one of the best metropolitan centers in the region. In fact, The Economist‘s Ryan Avent recently postulated that climate and economic conditions are driving more and more people west, and that the future is likely to see Minneapolis become the new New York. Whether Avent is right or not, […]