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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: April 19, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: April 19, 2015

A busy week this week, with crowded headlines for international literature, print sales, and the business of ebooks (pricing and price-fixing). We look first at the literary giants who died this week, take a quick look at how the Apple case is going, and round things off with footnotes on close reading, Amazon reviews, and

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April 19, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 30, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 30, 2014

It’s been a slow news week in the book world, as most publishers and retailers have turned their attention to Black Friday and the holiday sales season. We do have some news for you about some interesting marketing endeavors, as well as sad news about the “Queen of Crime,” and the state of libraries. Haul

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November 30, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 11, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

With Jeff Bezos’ purchase of┬áThe Washington Post, labor strikes at Amazon warehouses in Germany, and the ongoing and increasingly bitter battle between Apple and the Department of Justice, the past seven days have comprised many rude awakenings in book culture. During all of this tension, literary voices new and old have been re-examining the conflict

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August 11, 2013

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