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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 3, 2014

Dog-eared and Dispatched: August 3, 2014

This week in our weekly rundown of book culture, we’ve got ebook news, as publishers adopt different approaches to increase sales, Hachette also got some good news this week with improved overall sales, and of course if we have Hachette news, where would we be without Amazon news, too? Are you ready? Get reading, then!

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August 3, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 27, 2014

Dog-eared and Dispatched: July 27

In this week’s rundown of the world of book culture, we take a look at the Man Booker Prize longlist (which is a bit of a sausage fest), as well as briefly summing up some of the issues surrounding net neutrality. What round-up of book news would be complete without mention of Amazon, Hachette, and

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July 27, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 20, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 20, 2014

It’s been quite the week this week, and the literary world keeps on spinning. In this week’s rundown of book culture, we look back on the life of Nadine Gordimer; we also consider the Apple and the Amazon, and how the two relate to ebooks. There are plenty of footnotes to round things out, with

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July 20, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 15, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 15

Another busy week in the wild world of book publishing. The United States has a new poet laureate, Neil Gaiman is miffed with Amazon, and Judge Cote adds yet another case against Apple and the big five publishers. We have a generous selection of footnotes on the value of bookstores, the bravery of librarians, the

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June 15, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Greetings, literary citizens! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we explore the aftermath of Amazon’s first-quarter financial report. Next, we investigate copyright claims pertaining to Lawrence & Wishart’s translation of┬áthe collected works of Marx and Engels. Meanwhile, we get up to speed on News Corporation’s pending purchase of Harlequin Enterprises.

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May 4, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Salutations, literary citizens! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, it’s all about studies, statistics, and surveys. We begin by exploring two revolutions in reading pertaining to mobile devices and men, respectively. Following these stories, we investigate how state sales taxes are throwing a wrench in Amazon’s plans for world domination.

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April 27, 2014

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