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Ancient Fire is an English language book collecting poems and translations by Peter Saint-Andre.
The Case for Copyright Reform is a book by Christian Engstrom MEP and Rick Falkvinge addressing the need for legalized file sharing, shorter protection times for the commercial copyright monopoly, free sampling, and a ban on DRM.
Do Business Without Intellectual Property is a book by Stephan Kinsella, an experienced patent attorney whose intimate knowledge of IP law has led him to reject it as not only unnecessary, but harmful. This book makes the case that you do not need intellectual property to succeed at business.