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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 4, 2015

Oyster

E-book subscription services may be seeing the black hole at the end of the tunnel, but fantasy fans can at least be excited about the triple threat of the movie-TV show-video game adaptation of Patrick Rothfuss’ Kingkiller Chronicles. Ready? Set? Read!

October 4, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 27, 2015

Smashed Kindle by Scurzuzu via Flickr Creative Common

Print ain’t dead! Maybe e-books are? Except they aren’t—although perhaps they aren’t dominating the way some predictions expected. Following that news, e-book subscription service Oyster is shutting down, and serial-release startup Serial Box has launched its first titles. Find these tidbits and diverse publishing news below—ready? Set? Read!

September 27, 2015

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 30, 2015

If you like soothing hobbies that allow you to multitask, adult coloring books might be the new trend for you. And if you don’t, well, Cormac McCarthy is hard at work in his next novel, slated for release in 2016, giving you a prime public-transit-manspreading opportunity. Ready? Set? Read!

August 30, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 16, 2015

Ereading

How should we identify the health of the publishing industry? How likely is it that we’ll see a full-size Minas Tirith built by 2023? These questions and more are explored this week, and we’ll also tell you how you can display your ebooks in your physical home. Ready? Set? Read!

August 16, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 26, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: July 26, 2015

Ebooks becoming radio plays finds modest financing success, while audiobook sales experienced a 13.5 percent uptick in 2014 over 2013. HarperCollins has created an Agent Portal for agents linked to their authors, allowing the unprecedented sharing of HarperCollins’ U.S. sales data—for agents only, of course. Rounding out the week, a bookstore-hostel opens soon in Tokyo,

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July 26, 2015

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