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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 13, 2015

‘Confessions of a Book-Addict’ by Georg Mayer via Flickr Creative Commons

Cultural appropriation casts a shadow over book culture this week, while hoards of media sites try to churn out responses that make sense of Michael Derrick Hudson’s use of Yi-Fen Chou as a pen name, lambasting his poem in this year’s Best American Poetry collection in the process. In other (unfortunate if not shocking) news,

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September 13, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 9, 2015

St Marks

In this week’s rundown of publishing news, money matters. We see financial success for Indigo and hard times for some of the beloveds in the business like St. Mark’s Bookshop and Silver Snail Comics. With the rise of Deadpool hype and footnotes on Kindle and Star Wars, it’s a boom or bust kind of season

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August 9, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: February 22, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: February 22, 2015

In this week’s roundup of book news, we look into the archives, both for missing (but still publishable!) manuscripts and for troves of rare books. We also see Amazon get a bit sniffy. It’s all footnotes this week. Are you ready for a fast-paced look at this week’s book news? Read on! FOOTNOTES Faber &amp

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February 22, 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 and Dispatched

Salutations, literary citizens! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, it’s all about studies, statistics, and surveys. We begin by exploring two revolutions in reading pertaining to mobile devices and men, respectively. Following these stories, we investigate how state sales taxes are throwing a wrench in Amazon’s plans for world domination.

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April 27, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Good morning, literary citizens! In the latest rundown of the wild world of book culture, we delve into the U.K.’s ban on books for prisoners and the call-to-action this ruling has created among authors and book lovers worldwide. Next, we investigate who’s really benefiting from the e-book price-fixing refunds issued this week. Lastly, we explore

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March 30, 2014

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