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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 10, 2016

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With the dawn of a new year comes new predictions about the future of publishing, this year including a bump in print sales alongside Amazon dominated the self-publishing industry even more than before. Ready? Set? Read!

January 10, 2016

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: December 6, 2015

criss-cross writing

As bookstores look forward to the holiday sales season, readers and media reflect on the past year, including the best books, the most overlooked books, and what makes a writer worth reading. It’s also the season of fundraisers, so if you haven’t already donated to or voted for Late Night Library Library, we’d love your

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December 6, 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: January 11, 2015

This week’s rundown of bookish news is full of, well, actual news. There’s international mayhem, domestic economics, and the future of ebooks. Are you ready? Read on! Marches in France | photo via BBC The biggest literary news this week is also the hardest to write about. On January 7, masked gunmen raided the office

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January 11, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 30, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 30, 2014

It’s been a slow news week in the book world, as most publishers and retailers have turned their attention to Black Friday and the holiday sales season. We do have some news for you about some interesting marketing endeavors, as well as sad news about the “Queen of Crime,” and the state of libraries. Haul

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November 30, 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

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