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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 5, 2015

In a week of hotly-political legislation including national marriage equality as a huge victory for LGBT rights, the book world is buzzing about Amazon and Apple news, the opening of The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, Oxford English Dictionary’s addition of “twerk,” and David Foster Wallace’s resurgence in mainstream media. Ready? Set? Read! Amid the celebration

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July 5, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 4, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: January 4, 2015

…And we’re back. Hope the holiday season has treated you well and you’re ready for another year of book industry news. This week we’re making up for lost time with updates on Apple and ebooks, as well as looking at the publishing history of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s “Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention

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January 4, 2015

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

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, it’s all about the indies. We begin by giving an update on James Patterson’s million-dollar donation to indie bookstores. Next, we investigate BEA’s and ABA’s new programming for indie authors and bookstores, respectively. Finally, we discuss a last-minute controversy concerning AWP attendees as Seattle

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February 23, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 10, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

It’s been a week of triumphs and ongoing trials in the wild world of book culture, literary citizens. We begin with a recap of James Patterson Day, Washington, D.C.’s newest holiday. Next, we report on Mackenzie Bezos’s one-star review of  The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon . Meanwhile, independent bookstores continue their

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November 10, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 22, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

The wild world of book culture experienced the start of some exciting innovations this week. San Antonio led the way by opening the first all-digital library. With the weight of the digital world in mind, American author James Patterson announced his plan to donate 1 million dollars to indie bookstores. In the wake of their 

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September 22, 2013

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