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May 24, 2016“One of the best and most knowledgeable commentators" PATRICK COCKBURN praised by Noam Chomsky

May 23, 2016“Some friends of mine couldn’t finish this book." BURHAN SÖNMEZ featured in The Guide Istanbul

May 19, 2016"Few journalists are as well informed on the Middle East and Central Asia, their history and current problems, as Patrick Cockburn." PATRICK COCKBURN reviewed by Spokesman Books

May 19, 2016"Looking for the good guys in Syria, the moderates...has generally been an act of fantasy." PATRICK COCKBURN for The Nation

May 18, 2016"Few things are deadlier than doctors’ screw-ups." JAMES LIEBER for The Wall St Journal


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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

New Titles from OR Books

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