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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 1, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: March 1, 2015

From the discovery of a lost tale to the destruction of rare books, this has been a tumultuous week in the book world. Barnes and Noble, though, has managed to do something that’s made Wall Street Happy, and the West Coast port strike is over at last. Ready for more? Read on! Lost and found

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March 1, 2015

Famous First Words: A Study in Scarlet

“Well, my man, you’ve served in the army.” This pronouncement is made with complete confidence and without the benefit of any prior knowledge of the subject’s personal history. A response comes back quickly. “Aye, sir.” “Not long discharged?” The slight inflection of inquiry here is a procedural formality. “No, sir.” “A Highland regiment?” Muted astonishment

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September 17, 2014

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