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Colin Robinson

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Bedtime for Bezos: OR Books Says "Thanks, But No Thanks" to Amazon

(35) Comments | Posted March 22, 2010 | 12:42 PM

Amazon, the world's largest book retailer, is once again throwing its substantial weight around. Having been forced in January to allow big publishers to set the price of their own eBooks on the site, Amazon is now fighting a rearguard action with the smaller houses. According to The New York...

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Making Palin Pay

(48) Comments | Posted December 1, 2009 | 9:47 AM

What a difference a consonant makes. We had no idea, after transposing the "u" and the 'g" in the title of "Going Rogue" for our own Sarah Palin anthology "Going Rouge", that the mix ups between the two books would spread so far and with such persistence. For us at...

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Going Rouge and the Art of Jujitsu Publishing

(18) Comments | Posted November 16, 2009 | 12:48 PM

It was just six weeks ago that OR Books, the new publishing company set up by John Oakes and myself, decided to enter the fray against Sarah Palin by publishing our now much talked-about anthology, "Going Rouge." In doing so, we realized we would not be competing on a level...

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