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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: April 26, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: April 26, 2015

If you are a resident of the United States, you probably missed World Book Day, the holiday that seems to have escaped domestic notice. Luckily, you can still fill up on bookishness because this week is packed on the literary front with 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners and lots of news from Penguin Random House. If

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April 26, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: April 12, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: April 12, 2015

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

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April 12, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 29, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: March 29, 2015

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

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March 29, 2015

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: August 31, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 31, 2014

We’re back on track this week as literary news starts to heat up for fall. We’ve got literary prizes (including our own Debut-litzer), as well as news from the Beijing International Book Fair, and a consideration of the book as an object. Our bête noire is lying low this week, but you can still find

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August 31, 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

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