Author Topic: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman  (Read 24608 times)

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Re: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman
« Reply #20 on: July 10, 2018, 05:41:18 AM »
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-10/seth-klarman-book-that-sells-for-2-500-is-now-9-99-on-kindle

I imagine most of you either got it from your library or downloaded a bad pdf of the internets, but just in case...


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Re: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman
« Reply #21 on: July 10, 2018, 06:19:58 AM »
Thanks. Got the pdf but will buy this one for the holidays.

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Re: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman
« Reply #22 on: July 10, 2018, 06:23:11 AM »
Great!

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Re: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman
« Reply #23 on: July 10, 2018, 09:21:37 AM »

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Re: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman
« Reply #24 on: July 10, 2018, 09:27:59 AM »
The Kindler version was not legit. I'm deleting my posts here of today, to keep the topic clean.
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Re: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman
« Reply #25 on: July 10, 2018, 09:47:25 AM »
Kind of highlights that he should run an electronic/kindle republication.  Could donate the proceeds to charity or something if he doesn't want to be bothered.

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Re: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman
« Reply #26 on: July 10, 2018, 10:13:19 AM »
I like Klarman but very much disagree with him not putting more copies of his book out there or putting it on Kindle.

If you write a book to share knowledge then publish it, let people have access to it. 
Perhaps he doesn't want the competition or just likes the book to be $2,500.

Seems like an ego issue to me.

Contrast that with Buffett, Munger and Graham who have been very generous with helping to educate people.

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Re: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman
« Reply #27 on: July 10, 2018, 10:13:58 AM »
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/10/hedge-fund-legend-seth-klarmans-investing-classic-margin-of-safety-.html

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On Tuesday Klarman's firm, Baupost, said the book listing on Amazon was not legitimate.

"The Kindle version of Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor on Amazon is an unauthorized version being sold in violation of its registered copyright, which is owned by Seth Klarman," a Baupost spokesperson said in an emailed statement. "Mr. Klarman has not authorized republication of Margin of Safety, electronically or in any other format. Our legal department is taking and will continue to take appropriate action with respect to this matter."
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Re: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman
« Reply #28 on: July 10, 2018, 10:14:35 AM »
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On Tuesday Klarman's firm, Baupost, said the book listing on Amazon was not legitimate.

"The Kindle version of Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor on Amazon is an unauthorized version being sold in violation of its registered copyright, which is owned by Seth Klarman," a Baupost spokesperson said in an emailed statement. "Mr. Klarman has not authorized republication of Margin of Safety, electronically or in any other format. Our legal department is taking and will continue to take appropriate action with respect to this matter."

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/10/hedge-fund-legend-seth-klarmans-investing-classic-margin-of-safety-.html
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Re: Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman
« Reply #29 on: July 10, 2018, 10:27:18 AM »
Pretty sure he likes all of the mystique. I couldn't imagine Buffett doing something like not making copies of his material available at a low cost.
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