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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 11, 2015

This week’s rundown of bookish news is full of, well, actual news. There’s international mayhem, domestic economics, and the future of ebooks. Are you ready? Read on! Marches in France | photo via BBC The biggest literary news this week is also the hardest to write about. On January 7, masked gunmen raided the office

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January 11, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: October 5, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 5, 2014

Although we have our usual rundown of prize news this week (it is that season after all), we’ve also got an update on how the Authors Guild feels about Amazon (not positive) and Authors United (still up in the air). We take a quick look at a popular book tour, and round things off with

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October 5, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 7, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 7, 2014

We’ve got a very women-centered column this week, as we take a look at the Margaret Atwood story you will probably never read, Eleanor Catton’s generosity, Janet Fitch’s forward thinking, and more literary prizes than you can shake a stick at. We round it all off with footnotes, because there’s always time for a little

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September 7, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 8, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched, June 8, 2014

This week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture starts on a positive note with a look at the importance of independent bookstores. We’ll also take a look at Penguin Random House’s new logo strategy, which was announced on Tuesday. Finally, the Author’s Guild weighs in on the Amazon/Hachette affair, and there are some

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June 8, 2014

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: January 5, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Cheers to the new year, literary citizens! We hope all of you enjoyed a lovely denouement to 2013 and a fabulous leap into 2014. In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, actor Shia LeBoeuf confesses (remorselessly?) to plagiarizing the writings of Daniel Clowes and Benoit Duteurtre. In other news, the Library of

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January 5, 2014

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