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In The New York Times, OR Books co-publisher JOHN OAKES weighs in on the ethics of publishing in China

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Censorship, which might be called “editing” in another context, has to be dealt with on a case-by-case basis. If small changes need to be made to a book to enable its release to a new audience, it seems to me — unless these alterations change the fundamental tenor of a book — publisher and author are well-advised to make them.

To read the rest of the piece, visit The New York Times.

OR co-founder John Oakes is interviewed by O’Reilly during TOC 2011

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

“From Frankfurt: OR Books Preaches Elegant, Direct Model” in Publishing Perspectives

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Speaking at both Tools of Change and the International Digital Rights Symposium, John Oakes of the newly launched OR Books elucidated his business model. Compared to traditional publishing structures, its simplicity is quite revolutionary.

Read more in Publishing Perspectives.

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