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The Biggest Publishing News Stories of 2018 – Saturday January 5, 2019

With 2018 in the rearview mirror, we take a look back at some of the biggest stories that captured headlines in the industry last year. While books about the current political climate—and a certain real estate magnate turned reality TV Star turned unlikely president—dominated the charts, insiders watched as the country’s largest book chain went through more changes, a literary agency shuttered, and a long-anticipated merger came to pass. Here are some of the biggest trade stories from 2018.

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