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We hope that your pocketbook isn’t hurting too much after yesterday’s Independent Bookstore Day celebrations. We’ve got a wide-ranging selection of footnotes for you today, from authors disapproving of awards, to Amazon’s share prices, and why you should be reading more Anthony Trollope. We’ve also got a feature story about the press that might have
A busy week this week, with crowded headlines for international literature, print sales, and the business of ebooks (pricing and price-fixing). We look first at the literary giants who died this week, take a quick look at how the Apple case is going, and round things off with footnotes on close reading, Amazon reviews, and
As AWP rumbles on in the background providing comedic fodder for Melville House and McSweeney’s, Kobo and Oyster expand their offerings. We take a quick break from talking about Amazon this week to discuss the controversy around the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp, and provide footnotes on airline book readings, We Need Diverse Books, and the
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
Welcome this week’s rundown literary news. We’re sad to note the passing of Nobel laureate Tomas Tranströmer this week, and have collected a few links to his poetry. We also take a look at the ereading habits of young adults, and a diverse assortment of footnotes about everything from shopping bags to Russian publishers. Are
Welcome to another edition of “Dog-Eared & Dispatched”! This week we look at digital content giant … Rakuten, which just acquired OverDrive. We also look at Amazon’s latest doings (some things are up in the air), and round things out with a diverse collection of footnotes ranging from award mentions to copyright feuds. Ready? Set?