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Old 01-20-2009, 06:53 PM   #46
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Is this free? I thought you had to pay for his books if you liked them?

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=X= has kindly contacted me to tell me about this thread -- sorry I have been neglecting MR of late, but I have been overwhelmed with work and various other stuff.

In my reply to him I said: "Obviously I can't enforce any payment at all for my ebooks. The usual deal is as you know -- people are asked to pay only if they enjoy them. In the case of the MR reading group, I'll happily waive that condition for anyone who reads Refuge just for the purposes of the group. Who knows, if they like that book they might try the others!"

I won't nominate this book myself, of course, and will come back tomorrow (it's nearly midnight now in England) to read the thread in full and maybe make a nomination myself.
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very generous, Mr. Herley, thank you!
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Okay now that Mr. Henely has responded I'd like to renominate Refuge
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=X= has kindly contacted me to tell me about this thread -- sorry I have been neglecting MR of late, but I have been overwhelmed with work and various other stuff.

In my reply to him I said: "Obviously I can't enforce any payment at all for my ebooks. The usual deal is as you know -- people are asked to pay only if they enjoy them. In the case of the MR reading group, I'll happily waive that condition for anyone who reads Refuge just for the purposes of the group. Who knows, if they like that book they might try the others!"

I won't nominate this book myself, of course, and will come back tomorrow (it's nearly midnight now in England) to read the thread in full and maybe make a nomination myself.
That's remarkably nice of you!
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Old 01-20-2009, 08:57 PM   #51
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Ok... added to official nom list.

Thank you to Mr. Herley. But, I will be paying for it if we do decided to read it.

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Old 01-20-2009, 09:37 PM   #53
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and "Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom?" Has that been added?
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Ok... added to official nom list.

Thank you to Mr. Herley. But, I will be paying for it if we do decided to read it.

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Me too. I think I might just read it anyway
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and "Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom?" Has that been added?
Yes... see message 1. I keep it up to date. Please every one please keep me in check.

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Oops, when you said Doctorow earlier I thought you were talking about E.L. Doctorow.
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aaarrrggghh...I haven't been paying attention. Sorry about that.
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Doh... how do I take that karma back?

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Old 01-21-2009, 11:30 AM   #60
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=X=, desertgrandma, ShortNCuddlyAm, lilac_jive, pilotbob -- thanks!

I haven't got a nomination to offer yet myself, but check out these two sites, both of which list free contemporary fiction, as well as other downloadable books:

http://finding-free-ebooks.blogspot.com/
http://www.ebooksjustpublished.com/
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