Email digest: Tuesday 5 July 2011

Book News
Amazon buys Book Depository

Australia: Pearson to acquire RedGroup online

Some Australian bookstore to close in RedGroup sell-off

The Hobbit: first look pictures

The death of elders fluent in Te Reo is a challenge for the Maori language

Tuesday poem: December Letter 

New Books
Here’s new books – coming Sept/Oct – from Gecko Press

Book recommendations
Authors you know and like recommend great books

From around the internet
Dan Brown stays top of Oxfam’s ‘least wanted’ chart

Penny’s blog post has started a support group for tired booksellers

Situations Vacant
Hachette needs a new sales assistant – is it you?


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