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Dog-Eared and Disapatched: July 12, 2015

Harper Lee’s soon-to-be-released Go Set a Watchman has made a splash in book culture that’s only appropriate given the high esteem with which To Kill a Mockingbird is held. Meanwhile, the Authors Guild calls for a doubling of ebook royalty rates. Macmillan adds 1,000 more titles to Scribd and Oyster, and iBooks allows more complex

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July 12, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 21, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: June 20, 2015

Amid a somber week honoring the memories of the Mother Emanuel AME Church victims, there is levity and hope in the book world. The media is playfully pitting Harper Lee against E.L. James, Mo Willems brings whimsy to the museum, “All About Them Books” becomes the song of the summer, and we see activism from

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June 21, 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: 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

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 27, 2014

Dog-eared and Dispatched: July 27

In this week’s rundown of the world of book culture, we take a look at the Man Booker Prize longlist (which is a bit of a sausage fest), as well as briefly summing up some of the issues surrounding net neutrality. What round-up of book news would be complete without mention of Amazon, Hachette, and

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July 27, 2014

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