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Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Happy Easter, literary citizens! Whatever your plans are for the day, we hope they turn out lovely. In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we look back on the life of much-admired author Gabriel García Márquez. Next, we delve further into the current financial crisis faced by Barnes & Noble as a

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April 20, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Good morning, literary citizens! In the latest rundown of the wild world of book culture, we delve into the U.K.’s ban on books for prisoners and the call-to-action this ruling has created among authors and book lovers worldwide. Next, we investigate who’s really benefiting from the e-book price-fixing refunds issued this week. Lastly, we explore

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March 30, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

T.G.I.S., literary citizens! Dog-Eared and Dispatched is back after our week hiatus while attending the AWP conference and bookfair. We had a blast talking to writers, scholars, and book industry professionals; if you haven’t had a chance yet, be sure to check out Aileen’s AWP 2014 Recap on the Late Night Vlog. Meanwhile, in this

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March 9, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we investigate the University of Central Lancashire’s newest degree option: an MA in Self-Publishing. Next, we delve into a little book-related pop culture as we recap J.K. Rowling’s confession that star-crossed lovers Hermione and Ron would have most likely been in for a lifetime

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February 9, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 19, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Good morning, literary citizens! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, Barnes and Noble faces an onslaught of lawsuits transpiring from their latest sales figures and an earnings discrepancy within their 2011 and 2012 reports. Meanwhile, Apple and Chief Justice Cote continue to lock horns in a battle some are beginning

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January 19, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 12, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Salutations, literary citizens. In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, Barnes and Noble shutters its original 5th Avenue storefront, prompting a discussion of the bookstore’s future. Next, Amazon employees visit college campuses to lure students away from university bookstores and into their clutches with the promise of free shipping, Kindle giveaways,

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January 12, 2014

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