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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: December 7, 2014

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: Dec. 7, 2014

As both publishers and retailers turn their attention to holiday sales, book news usually slows down to lists of “best books of the year” – but real news doesn’t disappear entirely! There’s a digital focus to this week’s rundown of book culture, as Barnes and Noble and Amazon take their usual positions in book news

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December 7, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 30, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 30, 2014

It’s been a slow news week in the book world, as most publishers and retailers have turned their attention to Black Friday and the holiday sales season. We do have some news for you about some interesting marketing endeavors, as well as sad news about the “Queen of Crime,” and the state of libraries. Haul

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November 30, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 23, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: Nov. 23, 2014

Welcome to this week’s reckoning with the world of literary culture. We take a look at the National Book Awards, the Apple settlement, and whether ebook subscription services will last. Read on! Ursula K. Le Guin | Photo copyright Marian Wood Kolisch As you have probably heard by now, Phil Klay has won this year’s

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November 23, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 26, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 26, 2014

This week in our rundown of book culture, we’ve got the latest on publisher/Amazon agreements (and we’re not talking Hachette, for once), a discussion of profits, and the what’s happening with Barnes & Noble. A modest collection of footnotes rounds things out. The big news in publishing this week is that Simon & Schuster has

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October 26, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 24, 2014

Dog-eared & Dispatched, August 24, 2014

As the publishing world gears up for the fall season, things are quiet on the literary front. Your humble correspondent would, indeed, rather be on the Oregon coast reading book after book from the local bookstores (if you’re passing through Newport, OR, have a gander at Nye Beach Book House and Fireside Books) instead of

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August 24, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 29, 2014

Dog-eared and dispatched: June 29

Welcome to this week’s retrospective of the book world’s shenanigans. The big news this week was the purchase of Perseus books by Hachette and Ingram; we’ve also got the results of 2013 book sales, and of course a bit of an update on Amazon. Someday soon we hope to cover the week in book news

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June 29, 2014

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