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Book Club Picks for April 2021

Publishers Weekly -

This month's selections range from B&N's choice of 'The Five Wounds' by Kirstin Valdez Quade to Oprah's Book Club's selection of Marilynne Robinson's 'Gilead' novels.

ACMRS Press Pulls Shakespeare Into 21st Century

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ACMRS Press, the publishing division of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, is publishing all 39 of Shakespeare's plays, translated into modern English to make them more accessible to contemporary audiences.

Amazon, Big Five Publishers Face Yet Another Antitrust Suit—From Booksellers

Publishers Weekly -

Similar to the claims made in a concurrent e-book price-fixing case, the suit turns on Amazon’s use of Most Favored Nation clauses in its contracts with the Big Five publishers, which, lawyers claim, “have the intent and effect of controlling wholesale prices of print trade books and preventing competition with Amazon in the retail sale of print trade books.”

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