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Grande Bibliothèque Poétique Inside Google Book Search Poé LA BIBLIOTHEQUE ELECTRONIQUE DE LISIEUX Technology Review: Emerging Technologies and their Impact Jason Epstein worked in book publishing for more than 40 years. He was editorial director of Random House and founded Anchor Books, the New York Review of Books, the Library of America, and the Readers Catalog. Now in retirement, he wants to digitally reconstruct publishing, as digitization is re-creating the music industry. I became a publisher by accident. When I entered Columbia College in 1945, I was only 17, but I found myself surrounded by veterans in their 20s, some still in their flight jackets and peacoats, many of them married, some with infants. In September 1950, after wasting a year in graduate school, I was on my own financially. In those days, paperback publishing was an offshoot of maga­zine distribution. What I was proposing was a paperback program that would expand the market for publishers’ backlists – that is, books that sell year after year and in the aggregate contain nearly all that we think we know about ourselves and the world.

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