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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 10, 2016

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With the dawn of a new year comes new predictions about the future of publishing, this year including a bump in print sales alongside Amazon dominated the self-publishing industry even more than before. Ready? Set? Read!

January 10, 2016

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 22, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: March 22, 2015

Welcome to another edition of “Dog-Eared & Dispatched”! This week we look at digital content giant … Rakuten, which just acquired OverDrive. We also look at Amazon’s latest doings (some things are up in the air), and round things out with a diverse collection of footnotes ranging from award mentions to copyright feuds. Ready? Set?

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March 22, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 1, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched, June 1, 2014

Well hello, Literary Citizens! We’re back after a one-week hiatus with all the newest publishing news about … Amazon and Hachette? Yes, it’s like we’ve never been away. During the past two weeks, Amazon and Hachette still have not been able to come to an agreement, but at least they’ve made some public statements about

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June 1, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Greetings, Literary Citizens! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we continue to investigate the escalating showdown between Amazon and Hachette as publishers, booksellers, and community members alike begin to take sides. Next, we examine Vanity Fair‘s profile piece on judge Denise Cote in relation to Apple’s ongoing (i.e., never-ending) antitrust case.

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May 18, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 26, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

In this week’s recap of the wild world of book culture, it’s all about the rapidly changing digital landscape. First, we investigate Amazon’s plan to ship products to your doorstep before you’ve even ordered them (yes, you read that right). Next, we report on the Omnibus Appropriations Act and the tension this bill is creating between

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January 26, 2014

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