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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 19, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: July 19, 2015

With the hubbub about Go Set a Watchman reaching a crescendo this week, important events like the sale of Books-A-Million and the unanimous callout of Amazon were almost drowned out. We also have footnotes for the women you most want to get lunch with: Cheryl Strayed, Lena Dunham, Ida B. Wells. Ready? Set? Read! Illustration

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July 19, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 6, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 6, 2014

Welcome to another run-down of the book world’s brouhaha – we’ve got this week’s flops and flaps, including the case of the disappearing German book club, the visual representation of the dangers of digital piracy, and unheeded prophets (or, why we wish there really was a spokesperson for all the publishers). What more could you

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July 6, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 8, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched, June 8, 2014

This week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture starts on a positive note with a look at the importance of independent bookstores. We’ll also take a look at Penguin Random House’s new logo strategy, which was announced on Tuesday. Finally, the Author’s Guild weighs in on the Amazon/Hachette affair, and there are some

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June 8, 2014

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