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“The end times, they could be good times”: In conversation with Sean Wilsey

I softly sailed up and over to one of G-Force One‘s two windows, in the emergency exits.  Direction doesn’t matter when you’re weightless.  Up and down are no longer markers.  I suddenly understood how in space there is only everywhere.  And this revelation was accompanied by the fleeting physical knowledge of what it was to

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August 11, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: July 27, 2014

Dog-eared and Dispatched: July 27

In this week’s rundown of the world of book culture, we take a look at the Man Booker Prize longlist (which is a bit of a sausage fest), as well as briefly summing up some of the issues surrounding net neutrality. What round-up of book news would be complete without mention of Amazon, Hachette, and

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July 27, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

This has been a whirlwind of a week, literary citizens. In our latest rundown of the wild world of book culture, we delve into George Packer’s 12,000-word editorial, “Cheap Words: Amazon is good for customers. But is it good for books?” Next, we give the details on Open Road’s acquisition of E-Reads, one of the

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February 16, 2014

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