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Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Happy Easter, literary citizens! Whatever your plans are for the day, we hope they turn out lovely. In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we look back on the life of much-admired author Gabriel García Márquez. Next, we delve further into the current financial crisis faced by Barnes & Noble as a

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April 20, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 17, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

It’s all about public vs. private interests in this week’s wild world of book culture, literary citizens. We begin by taking a look at what the literary community has to say about Amazon’s new partnership with the U.S. Postal Service. Next, we review the conclusion to the nearly decade-long copyright battle between the Authors Guild and

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November 17, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 8, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

In this week’s news, Native American author Sherman Alexie has become the figurehead of “Indie First,” a campaign to support independent bookstores by having authors agree to hand-sell their books at these venues for a day. The American Booksellers Association immediately went to work assisting Alexie on this quest, building a webpage where authors and

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September 8, 2013

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