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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: May 3, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: May 5, 2015.

We hope that your pocketbook isn’t hurting too much after yesterday’s Independent Bookstore Day celebrations. We’ve got a wide-ranging selection of footnotes for you today, from authors disapproving of awards, to Amazon’s share prices, and why you should be reading more Anthony Trollope. We’ve also got a feature story about the press that might have

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May 3, 2015

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: September 14, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: September 14, 2014

Heartening news this week, as it turns out that young people do read after all. There are also plenty of literary events to be interested in, and big questions are being raised, too, about how publishing plays into politics (or vice versa). Plenty of footnotes on a variety of topics (Apple, Oyster, Harry Potter) for

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September 14, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 24, 2014

Dog-eared & Dispatched, August 24, 2014

As the publishing world gears up for the fall season, things are quiet on the literary front. Your humble correspondent would, indeed, rather be on the Oregon coast reading book after book from the local bookstores (if you’re passing through Newport, OR, have a gander at Nye Beach Book House and Fireside Books) instead of

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August 24, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 22, 2014

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: June 22. 2014

Welcome to this week’s amble through the tangled thickets of book culture. There’s good news on the copyright front, as US courts rule that the character of Sherlock Holmes is part of the public domain. We’ve also got some summer reading recommendations for you, and news about Amazon (but not about Hachette). There are some

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June 22, 2014

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