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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 9, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 9, 2014

Hello, hello, hello! Happy Sunday! Welcome to week’s rundown of bookish news. Ebooks are the theme of the week, as Open Road and HarperCollins come to terms over Julie of the Wolves. We also take a look at the latest trends in ebook subscription services, as well as taking a peek at what the big

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November 9, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 2, 2014

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: November 2, 2014

In this week’s column we remember the late Galway Kinnell, and look forward to hearing more from HarperCollins. Since this Tuesday is election day, we also take a brief look at the role of books in politics. The footnotes feature Shakespeare & Co, William Hazlitt, and how to handle big data. You’ve got an extra

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November 2, 2014

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: October 12, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 12, 2014

The weather in Portland is starting to turn, which means that this week’s Dog-Eared and Dispatched is crankier than usual as yours truly laments the late departing summer. Even so, we have a particularly irascible look at this year’s Nobel laureate for literature, a cantankerous look at Adobe’s invasions of privacy for users of Adobe

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October 12, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 13, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 13, 2014

Summer is in full swing and we’d like to settle into our hammocks and doze with a new book, but the literary world does not rest—there’s still some news this week, though things are a bit slower. In this week’s dispatch from the wild world of book culture, we look at Amazon’s offer to Hachette’s

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July 13, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Happy Sunday, literary citizens, and happy Mother’s Day to all you literary moms out there! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we examine B&N’s college-based survival plan. Next, we investigate the feud between Amazon and Hachette Book Group, with Amazon customers experiencing notable delays in the shipment of HBG merchandise.

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May 11, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Greetings, literary citizens! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we explore the aftermath of Amazon’s first-quarter financial report. Next, we investigate copyright claims pertaining to Lawrence & Wishart’s translation of the collected works of Marx and Engels. Meanwhile, we get up to speed on News Corporation’s pending purchase of Harlequin Enterprises.

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May 4, 2014

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