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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 19, 2014

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: October 19, 2014

Hello, hello, hello. In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we have the latest news on the literary prize front, as well as news about two businesses who haven’t been hugely profitable: McSweeney’s and Amazon. There’s also a passel of footnotes for your delectation, on topics ranging from intellectual cowardice to

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October 19, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 10, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 10, 2014

Welcome to another idiosyncratic update on the world of book culture. Companies fail to come to terms (and not just with Amazon), and lengthy longlists for literary prizes are announced (and I indulge in some favoritism towards translated literature). The footnotes are plentiful and varied, and include topics from ebooks to earnings reports to cover

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August 10, 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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