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Dog-Eared & Dispatched: October 5, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 5, 2014

Although we have our usual rundown of prize news this week (it is that season after all), we’ve also got an update on how the Authors Guild feels about Amazon (not positive) and Authors United (still up in the air). We take a quick look at a popular book tour, and round things off with

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October 5, 2014

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 bĂȘte 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

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 17, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 17, 2014

With all the real news that has been happening this week, it’s not surprise that things have been relatively quiet on the literary front. One gets a bit fatigued knowing that a certain company has gotten itself into a public-relations hole and can’t stop digging. So we’ve got some of the book news that’s been

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August 17, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 10, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 10, 2014

Welcome to another idiosyncratic update on the world of book culture. Companies fail to come to terms (and not just with Amazon), and lengthy longlists for literary prizes are announced (and I indulge in some favoritism towards translated literature). The footnotes are plentiful and varied, and include topics from ebooks to earnings reports to cover

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August 10, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 3, 2014

Dog-eared and Dispatched: August 3, 2014

This week in our weekly rundown of book culture, we’ve got ebook news, as publishers adopt different approaches to increase sales, Hachette also got some good news this week with improved overall sales, and of course if we have Hachette news, where would we be without Amazon news, too? Are you ready? Get reading, then!

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August 3, 2014

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