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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 16, 2014

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: November 16, 2014

Portland didn’t have a blizzard this week and, in other non-news, Hachette and Amazon have a contract. Also in this week’s rundown of book culture: we a take a look at the Marketplace Fairness Act and top level domains (not as fun as they sound), with award notices galore in the footnotes. Read on, read

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November 16, 2014

Rookie Report

Ruby Bell was a constant reminder of what could befall a woman whose shoe heels were too high. The people of Liberty Township wove her into cautionary tales of the wages of sin and travel. They called her buck-crazy. Howling, half-naked mad. The fact that she had come back from New York City made this

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April 25, 2014

Rookie Report

     “So if you can go into my head and change shit around, why haven’t you done that already? If you can just make me believe you, why didn’t we just start there?” Billy says, annoyed with himself that he’s even dignifying the argument this way.      “It is intimate. People typically do not wish to have

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March 7, 2014

Rookie Report

Felix winces as he twists his back from side to side. “Even with the drawers out, this thing’s heavy as a moose carcass. About as much fun to move as one, too.” “Don’t be insulting my furnishings. My grandfather made this, back when furniture and everything else was built to last.” Felix shakes his head

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February 28, 2014

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