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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

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.

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May 11, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Greetings, literary citizens! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we explore the aftermath of Amazon’s first-quarter financial report. Next, we investigate copyright claims pertaining to Lawrence & Wishart’s translation of the collected works of Marx and Engels. Meanwhile, we get up to speed on News Corporation’s pending purchase of Harlequin Enterprises.

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May 4, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Happy Easter, literary citizens! Whatever your plans are for the day, we hope they turn out lovely. In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we look back on the life of much-admired author Gabriel García Márquez. Next, we delve further into the current financial crisis faced by Barnes & Noble as a

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April 20, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Greetings, literary citizens. The bad, the ugly, and the uncertain comprise this week’s news update, I’m afraid. We begin by investigating Amazon’s budding partnership with the digital comics platform known as ComiXology. Next, we examine how Barnes and Noble is faring after Liberty Media cuts their financial ties to the bookstore. Following this, we preview

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April 13, 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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