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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 27, 2016

Author protests the intrusion of Death before writing is complete

As spring break winds to an end (and as writers and small publishers gear up for AWP this coming weekend), we take a look at some of the numbers from 2015 and delve into the state of book sales and digital publishing. We’ve also got some plump footnotes about butterflies, robot authors, unsold furniture, and

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March 27, 2016

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 31, 2016

A crowd

Most of this week’s book buzz centers around the 2016 Winter Institute, so we bring you a small selection of footnotes as dessert to the main course of the findings from the Denver meeting between publishers and independent booksellers. Ready? Set. Read!

January 31, 2016

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 10, 2016

handmade paper by Smallest Forest via Flickr Creative Commons

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: September 6, 2015

This week we bring you updates in the form of fun and unexpected footnotes – plus a few industry surprises. Marvel announces plans for an upcoming series, TED-Ed brings Whitman to life, and Harry Potter might just be a villain. What?! Ready? Set? Read!

September 6, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 23, 2015

As publishers prepare for the fall season, book news was quiet this week – save for the big outlier in the literary world: Amazon. This week we take a longer look at a recently published critique of Amazon’s white-collar workplace and round things off with footnotes on ebook rights management, the Confederate flag, and much

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August 23, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: April 26, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: April 26, 2015

If you are a resident of the United States, you probably missed World Book Day, the holiday that seems to have escaped domestic notice. Luckily, you can still fill up on bookishness because this week is packed on the literary front with 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners and lots of news from Penguin Random House. If

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April 26, 2015

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