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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

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: December 7, 2014

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: Dec. 7, 2014

As both publishers and retailers turn their attention to holiday sales, book news usually slows down to lists of “best books of the year” – but real news doesn’t disappear entirely! There’s a digital focus to this week’s rundown of book culture, as Barnes and Noble and Amazon take their usual positions in book news

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December 7, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 26, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 26, 2014

This week in our rundown of book culture, we’ve got the latest on publisher/Amazon agreements (and we’re not talking Hachette, for once), a discussion of profits, and the what’s happening with Barnes & Noble. A modest collection of footnotes rounds things out. The big news in publishing this week is that Simon & Schuster has

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October 26, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 29, 2014

Dog-eared and dispatched: June 29

Welcome to this week’s retrospective of the book world’s shenanigans. The big news this week was the purchase of Perseus books by Hachette and Ingram; we’ve also got the results of 2013 book sales, and of course a bit of an update on Amazon. Someday soon we hope to cover the week in book news

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June 29, 2014

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