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Old 06-23-2009, 09:34 PM   #1
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Atlas Shrugged $1.99

The Fountainhead $5.99 and

The Virtue of Selfishness $1.99

Some have complained about the formatting.....

Disregard if this has already been posted.
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:47 PM   #2
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The Amazon Kindle store now has

Atlas Shrugged $1.99

The Fountainhead $5.99 and

The Virtue of Selfishness $1.99

Some have complained about the formatting.....

Disregard if this has already been posted.

Topaz format?
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:12 PM   #3
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Nope, AZW and not DRM'ed.
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:36 PM   #4
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I just finished listening to Atlas Shrugged. I listen while I drive my hour to work. (Using Audible on my Garmin GPS unit running thru my aux jack on car stereo).

I of course have read it more than once. But it is a classic. If it becomes avail for the Sony, I will buy.
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:51 PM   #5
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I hear that Nate has a pooch named Atlas Begrudged. Or somethin' like that. Okay, I just made that up. Never mind.
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Old 06-24-2009, 01:13 AM   #6
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Old 06-24-2009, 03:51 AM   #7
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People are saying it's horribly formatted in a Courier font. Are we sure it's not really a Topaz file just with the wrong extension?
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Old 06-24-2009, 03:57 AM   #8
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If it's a topaz file without DRM...

Perhaps it is something useful after all. I don't know enough about these things to say, but perhaps such a thing would be useful in cracking that DRM.

Would be the first time I'd ever thought Rand's books were good for anything except killing poisonous spiders.
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Old 06-24-2009, 09:45 AM   #9
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No, it's mobi. Renamed it, moved to mobi reader and it's much more readable. Courier font holds in Calibre.

No covers, no copyright page. But also no discount from digital list, which seems to be standard on indie authors and those repackaging public domain sources.

Atlas Shrugged is up to 5.99, btw.
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Old 06-24-2009, 03:07 PM   #10
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Thanks koland. Wonder why they put it in Courier. I have some MOBI files like that but never saw an Amazon book use it before.
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I wonder if these are even legit or if it's like the Potter books that were up for a short time.
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Old 06-25-2009, 12:09 AM   #12
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They can't possibly be legit. No Objectivist would publish ebooks without DRM!!!!!
(LOL by the way.)
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Old 06-25-2009, 12:27 AM   #13
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Looks like they were bootleg - all but one have been pulled (I'm sure it will disappear as well).
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Old 06-25-2009, 10:31 AM   #15
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All have now been pulled - except for Anthem - the only PD? - seems to be offered in 20 or so legit versions.
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