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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 2, 2015

With a low rumble of book news this week it’s time for an all-footnote edition of updates. This week’s brief column will keep you informed and leave you enough time to enjoy our summer reading list. Ready? Set? Click away! People are talking about cookbooks of all kinds with the news of celebrity chef, Eric

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August 2, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 19, 2014

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: October 19, 2014

Hello, hello, hello. In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we have the latest news on the literary prize front, as well as news about two businesses who haven’t been hugely profitable: McSweeney’s and Amazon. There’s also a passel of footnotes for your delectation, on topics ranging from intellectual cowardice to

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October 19, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 14, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 14, 2014

Heartening news this week, as it turns out that young people do read after all. There are also plenty of literary events to be interested in, and big questions are being raised, too, about how publishing plays into politics (or vice versa). Plenty of footnotes on a variety of topics (Apple, Oyster, Harry Potter) for

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September 14, 2014

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

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 20, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

It’s been a week of surprising revelations in the wild world of book culture, ladies and gentlemen. The Man Booker committee kicked us off by announcing 28-year-old Eleanor Catton as this year’s grand prize winner. Then, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote earned the continued ire of Apple proponents with her appointment of former U.S. prosecutor Michael

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October 20, 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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