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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: December 13, 2015

It’s the end of the year, and you know what that means: an avalanche of best-books-of-the-year lists. Some are critically selected, some are voted on, and some are just lists of the bestsellers from a particular retailer. If you’re looking to try a somewhat different style of reading in 2016, creative e-reading may finally have

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December 13, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 29, 2015

Shakespeare and Co with some famous folks.

As we recover from our sweet potato induced food coma, we still found time to put together a few tidbits to satisfy the appetites of all who are still hungry for news of the literary community, including responses to state of the world, travel to space, and a new digital plateau. Ready? Set. Read!

November 29, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 19, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: July 19, 2015

With the hubbub about Go Set a Watchman reaching a crescendo this week, important events like the sale of Books-A-Million and the unanimous callout of Amazon were almost drowned out. We also have footnotes for the women you most want to get lunch with: Cheryl Strayed, Lena Dunham, Ida B. Wells. Ready? Set? Read! Illustration

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July 19, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: April 5, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: April 5, 2015

Welcome to National Poetry Month and to another edition of “Dog-eared and Dispatched.” This week we take a look at two very different sets of publisher/retail agreements, and give the footnotes on copyediting, crowdfunding, and more book fairs than one likes to think about. Ready? Set? Read! Just when you thought Amazon was going to

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April 5, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: February 1, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched

We’re changing up our format here, adding a bit of flexibility, a bit of this, a bit of that, because sometimes the news does not quite justify a long-form response. So here, in brief, is what’s happening in the world of books this week: Amazon announced its Q4 numbers this past week, and a loss

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February 1, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 1, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched, June 1, 2014

Well hello, Literary Citizens! We’re back after a one-week hiatus with all the newest publishing news about … Amazon and Hachette? Yes, it’s like we’ve never been away. During the past two weeks, Amazon and Hachette still have not been able to come to an agreement, but at least they’ve made some public statements about

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June 1, 2014

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