Describing itself as “alternative,” “progressive,” and “new”, OR Books celebrates all that “indie” implies and pushes the boundaries of the symbiotic relationship between print and the Internet. Although they only publish one or two books a month, it’s with a fast turnaround in order to respond rigorously to the pace of today’s culture and current events, and their direct-to-customer business model is a radical, exciting response to Amazonian hegemony. All this strategy isn’t some elaborate philosophical attempt to obscure shoddy content, either; their formidable list of writers and books includes Julian Assange, the poet Eileen Myles’ mind-blowing Inferno (A Poet’s Novel), BOWIE by Simon Critchley, and Kevin Thomas’ funny, insightful collection of comic reviews of non-comic books.

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