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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 31, 2016

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Most of this week’s book buzz centers around the 2016 Winter Institute, so we bring you a small selection of footnotes as dessert to the main course of the findings from the Denver meeting between publishers and independent booksellers. Ready? Set. Read!

January 31, 2016

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Happy Sunday, literary citizens! For many of you students out there, this weekend marks the start of Spring Break; all of us at Late Night Library wish you a remarkable week of rejuvenation. Ditto to the rest of our readers as well! Let us help all of you start the week off right with a

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March 23, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: December 1, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Welcome to December, literary citizens! All of us at Late Night Library hope you enjoyed a lovely Thanksgiving and had the chance to support your favorite indie bookstores on Small Business Saturday. This week in the wild world of book culture, BBC goes undercover to investigate the workplace conditions of an Amazon warehouse. Next, Publishers Weekly

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December 1, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 3, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Happy November, literary citizens! In this rundown of the wild world of book culture, it’s all about remembering your roots. The Boston-based non-profit Grub Street kicks things off this week with their joint proposal for a literary cultural district in the heart of the city. Next up, the American Booksellers Association is at it again,

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November 2, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 6, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

It’s been a week of transitions in the wild world of book culture. Sherman Alexie makes the first leap by renegotiating his stance on e-books. Then, Portland, OR joins the lit crawl sensation that’s bar-hopping the nation with the premiere of LitHop PDX. Meanwhile, popular fiction fans say goodbye to the author whose name has

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October 6, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 8, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

In this week’s news, Native American author Sherman Alexie has become the figurehead of “Indie First,” a campaign to support independent bookstores by having authors agree to hand-sell their books at these venues for a day. The American Booksellers Association immediately went to work assisting Alexie on this quest, building a webpage where authors and

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September 8, 2013

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