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This week we mourn two literary greats, both of whom passed on Friday, February 19: Harper Lee, age 89, and Umberto Eco, age 84. In slightly uplifting news, book clubs are purported to help retired senior citizens live longer by providing them regular social activity—ready? Set? Read!
Another book-centered conference kicked off this week in San Francisco, this time with a focus on libraries and diversity, while e-reading subscription services blend together to bring the best of accessible ebooks and social e-reading together. (How can you read without letting your friends know how far you’ve read, or how you feel about that
Happy Sunday, literary citizens, and happy Mother’s Day to all you literary moms out there! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we examine B&N’s college-based survival plan. Next, we investigate the feud between Amazon and Hachette Book Group, with Amazon customers experiencing notable delays in the shipment of HBG merchandise.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, literary citizens! We hope you enjoy a safe and happy celebration tomorrow. Until then, we’ll get rolling on the latest edition of Dog-Eared and Dispatched! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we investigate Amazon’s Prime membership price hike and accusations that the company has been dishonest about