Originally Posted by zeg
Are you sure you have permission to re-post the ebook?
If he did in fact purchase the rights
to the ebook (also it would depend on what
rights, really), then he probably does. If I'm not mistaken, it would be worldwide electronic rights, or something to that effect. Also, the contract would state whether or not (and when) rights revert back to the author, if at all.
Although, admittedly, it does seem strange any author would sell the rights to his book for five bucks. I'm not saying he didn't, just saying (as a writer) I wouldn't! :-p
Oh, also, to pokerface, your generosity is
appreciated. Thanks for posting this!