Technology and Human Nature

Jason Epstein (On Demand Books)
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Jason Epstein

On Demand Books

Mr. Epstein’s 50 year distinguished career in publishing, which includes
among other accomplishments, serving as Editorial Director of Random
House, co-founder of the New York Review of Books, creator of Anchor
Books, which launched the paperback revolution, founder of the Library
of America and of the Readers Catalog, the precursor to online
bookselling. Mr. Epstein has received many honors. He was the first
recipient of the National Book Award for distinguished contribution to
American Letters, and also received the Curtis Benjamin Award of the
American Association of Publishers for inventing new kinds of
publishing. In 2001, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of
the National Books Critics Circle for creative publishing.

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Guy Paddock
03/11/2009 8:52am EDT

Terrible speaker, but excellent writer.

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Suzanne Axtell
02/18/2009 6:15am EST

Here’s the link to the transcript:

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Kathy Ishizuka
02/16/2009 6:15am EST

Amazing, indeed. A pdf of Epstein’s speech is available at I also recorded an MP3 file. With the permission of Mr Epstein and O’Reilly, I can post this.

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Suzanne Axtell
02/13/2009 8:18am EST

We’ve asked Mr. Epstein for a copy of his remarks and will hopefully be posting a transcript soon.

Anne Laure Radas
02/13/2009 6:58am EST

I completely agree with Nathan.

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Nathan Hamilton
02/11/2009 11:54am EST

Good on content—would like to read, as difficult to follow as a spoken presentation, late in the day.

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Jean-Baptiste Soufron
02/10/2009 12:41pm EST

Incredible speech. Where can I find it? Get it please!

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