Roll over, Gutenberg! Publishing legend Jason Epstein says the only way to save the book industry is to get rid of all the books.
Jason Epstein is chairman of On Demand Books. He was for many years editorial director of Random House during a 50-year career. In 1952, he introduced the trade paperback format and later co-founded the New York Review of Books and founded with Edmund Wilson the Library of America. He is the author of Book Business, now available in 10 translations.