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June 24, 2016"From Chaos and Caliphate" PATRICK COCKBURN excerpted in International Policy Digest

June 24, 2016"Meet the Ph.D of Secret Shit" ROBERT GUFFEY reviewed by The Edge

June 20, 2016"Vivid and informative" BARNEY ROSSET reviewed by Kirkus

June 20, 2016"A candid self portrait" BARNEY ROSSET reviewed by Publishers Weekly

June 20, 2016"It was not possible, he concluded, for an impoverished black man in the Deep South to become a writer at that time. It’s hardly easier now. " WALTER MOSLEY for The New York Times


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OR Books is pleased to announce that it has acquired the London-based publisher Serif Books. Serif specializes in intelligent, cosmopolitan titles in the fields of travel, cookery, history and politics. OR will retain Serif as an independent imprint and plans to continue its new book program as well as promote a distinguished backlist that includes writers such as Frances Bissell, E.H. Carr, Tony Lane, Federico García Lorca, Eduard de Pomiane, J.M. Synge and Evelyn Waugh. You can find out more about Serif and its list here.

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OR Books is pleased to announce a partnership with Foxrock Books, the book publishing arm of The Evergreen Review. Foxrock, named after Samuel Beckett’s birthplace in Ireland, was founded in 1988 by legendary publisher Barney Rosset (1922-2012). New editions of Foxrock Books will be released on a periodic basis; the first two titles available in the series are Samuel Beckett’s Stirrings Still and Marguerite Duras’ The Man Sitting in the Corridor. More

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