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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: April 5, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: April 5, 2015

Welcome to National Poetry Month and to another edition of “Dog-eared and Dispatched.” This week we take a look at two very different sets of publisher/retail agreements, and give the footnotes on copyediting, crowdfunding, and more book fairs than one likes to think about. Ready? Set? Read! Just when you thought Amazon was going to

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April 5, 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 22, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: March 22, 2015

Welcome to another edition of “Dog-Eared & Dispatched”! This week we look at digital content giant … Rakuten, which just acquired OverDrive. We also look at Amazon’s latest doings (some things are up in the air), and round things out with a diverse collection of footnotes ranging from award mentions to copyright feuds. Ready? Set?

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March 22, 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: March 8, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: March 8, 2015

It’s time for another all-footnote edition of book-world updates. From books in translation to the reading habits of dictators, from ereading apps to forever stamps, this week’s column has something for everyone. Click away! FOOTNOTES Shakespeare & Company has a new website. They also have a tumblr. Barnes and Noble has released a new nook

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March 8, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 1, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: March 1, 2015

From the discovery of a lost tale to the destruction of rare books, this has been a tumultuous week in the book world. Barnes and Noble, though, has managed to do something that’s made Wall Street Happy, and the West Coast port strike is over at last. Ready for more? Read on! Lost and found

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March 1, 2015

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