It would be impossible to try cover even a fraction of the publishing news that lands on my e-desk each day, but there’s so much happening in our industry that passes unnoticed.

So here’s a selection of some of the past two days’ best publishing stories, taken from the TNPS twitter feed (@thenewpubstd). Apologies if some are behind pay-walls.

I particularly commend your attention to the first two, both from The Digital Reader.

DragonCon Invites the Infamous Lori James of All Romance eBooks as Author Guest.
What All the Coverage Missed About Amazon’s New Prime Book Box Service.
Debut author flyposts PRH offices to advertise own book.
Riggio to Give BookExpo Keynote.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Soft Overall in Q1.
Unbound launches reading club.
Bolooki made director of Emirates Literature Festival.
‘Immersive’ app bundles free ebook for Sunborn Rising book owners.
Personal Reissues of Books in the Public Domain – An Ethical Guide and How-To.
Amazon Says Over 1 Million Modest-Sized US Businesses Are Sellers; Opposes New Seattle Employee Tax.
Portobello gets two on Oxford-Weidenfeld shortlist.
HarperCollins Acquires ‘Anne Frank: A Cold Case Diary’.
US study highlights ‘gender price gap’.
 
5 questions aspiring authors should ask themselves now.
Free Comic Book Day returns in the Bay Area, where it began.
‘Vibrant new voices’ from seven publishers make Branford Boase shortlist.
PEN Afrikaans Translation Fund Is Open, Two Deadlines This Year.
Lagardère under pressure to shake up board.
Taylor & Francis is bringing AI to academic publishing – but it isn’t easy.