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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 15, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: March 15, 2015

In this week’s rundown of book culture, we consider whether ebooks are books (Europe doesn’t think so) and have gathered a collection of footnotes from Calvin & Hobbes to Sappho. We also remember the late, great Sir Terry Pratchett. Ready? Set? Read! The late Sir Terry Pratchett | image via the BBC British fantasy novelist

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March 15, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 8, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: March 8, 2015

It’s time for another all-footnote edition of book-world updates. From books in translation to the reading habits of dictators, from ereading apps to forever stamps, this week’s column has something for everyone. Click away! FOOTNOTES Shakespeare & Company has a new website. They also have a tumblr. Barnes and Noble has released a new nook

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March 8, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 1, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: March 1, 2015

From the discovery of a lost tale to the destruction of rare books, this has been a tumultuous week in the book world. Barnes and Noble, though, has managed to do something that’s made Wall Street Happy, and the West Coast port strike is over at last. Ready for more? Read on! Lost and found

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March 1, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: February 22, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: February 22, 2015

In this week’s roundup of book news, we look into the archives, both for missing (but still publishable!) manuscripts and for troves of rare books. We also see Amazon get a bit sniffy. It’s all footnotes this week. Are you ready for a fast-paced look at this week’s book news? Read on! FOOTNOTES Faber &amp

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February 22, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: February 15, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched, February 15, 2015

In this week’s survey of book culture, we look at the book industry’s financial picture in 2014 and going forward, as well as changes in the major ebook subscription services. Rounding things off are a collection of footnotes on author activities, fictional authenticity, and notable losses for the week. Are you ready? Get reading! Konrad

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February 15, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: February 8, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: Feb. 8, 2015

Welcome back for another look into book industry news. The big issue this week is authors’ rights, especially as they play a part in the upcoming publication of Harper Lee’s second book (and first novel), Go Set a Watchman. Since we didn’t have any footnotes last week, we are going overboard with them this, on

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February 8, 2015

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