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The full version, Publishers Lunch Deluxe, is e-mailed every business day to members of PublishersMarketplace.com. It contains 5 to 10 stories a links a day (or more), plus different standing weekly features (Bestseller Radar and The Most Reviewed).

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Thanks for all of the kind anniversary notes and wishes, which mean a lot to us. In case there's anyone you would like to share PublishersMarketplace.com with, for the first 15 days of December we're offering a promotional code that provides the first month of service for $15 (get it?): Friends…

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EU Takes One More Step Towards Maybe Allowing Reduced Tax on eBooks Some Day

The European Union's achingly slow battle over whether to allow ebooks the same potential for preferential sales tax treatment that print books are given has taken another expected steps towards potential resolution...some time in 2017. Or not. Following on a plan announced this spring, the European Commission has presented a…

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People

After sharing office space and some employees for the past two years, agencies Kuhn Projects and Zachary Shuster Harmsworth are formally merging to form Aevitas Creative Management. They write in an announcement: "Our every hope is that Aevitas will carry forward the best practices and traditions of both agencies. We're especially…

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More Best Ofs: Library Reads' Favorites for 2016, Google's Bestsellers and More

Library Reads selected Ruth Ware's THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10 as its "Favorite of Favorites" for 2016. The rest of their year-end list, in ranked order, features: Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett My Name is Lucy Barton, by Elizabeth Strout The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, by Katarina Bivald A Great…

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December Bookseller Picks, Too

Even with "books of the year" lists, new December titles still get their own highlights. Amazon didn't name a "featured debut" this month, but Michael Lewis's latest The Undoing Project is their "spotlight pick." Their other top titles for December are: Normal, by Warren Ellis Against Empathy, by Paul Bloom Christmas…

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People, Etc.

Stephen Power will join Thomas Dunne Books as executive editor on December 5. Previously he was a senior editor at Amacom. Bret Kehoe has joined Sourcebooks as managing editor. Previously, he was lead editor at Questions Galore. Awards The National Book Critics Circle nominated six titles for their John Leonard…

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15, Plus: Celebrating Another PM Milestone

The election pretty much ate November so we postponed marking the anniversary of PublishersMarketplace.com for a month -- but it's a big one, so it shouldn't go unmarked. Improbable as it sounds, it has been just over 15 years since we launched our site. It's a little comforting, in an…

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The NYT's Top Ten Books, and More

The NYT Book Review's editors announced their top ten books of 2016 (with individual lists from the newspaper's critics still to come), as usual picking a mix of expected and unexpected titles. In fiction, there is Colson Whitehead's National Book Award winner and already the clear, consensus "book of the…

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Bookselling: NYT on What it Takes To Open A New Store; Lexington, KY's Morris Book Shop Closes

The NYT looks at signs of a comeback for new independent bookstores in the city, most recently Greenlight Bookstore's just-opened second location in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, as well as around the country. One commonality behind a number of new stores across the country is community financing "that gives neighborhoods a stake…

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People: Stanley Forms New Firm, and More

Janklow & Nesbit partner, managing director and head of foreign rights Cullen Stanley has left to form her own firm, Cullen Stanley International Agency. Stanley has worked at J&N since 1991. The agency said in a brief statement it "is very pleased to announce that it is spinning off its foreign…

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