Jason L. Epstein
Born: Aug 25, 1928 AD
Currently alive, at 87 years of age.
1928 - Born on the 25th of August.
1949 - Graduate of Columbia College, Epstein was hired by Bennett Cerf at Random House, where he was the editorial director for forty years.
1963 - He co-founded the New York Review of Books, with his then-wife, Barbara Epstein.
1979 - He wrote a book entitled Book Business: Publishing Past, Present, and Future, he launched the nonprofit Library of America to market archival quality editions of American classic literature.
1982 - The first volumes were published, and the company now prints about 250,000 volumes per year.
1993 - Epstein married Judith Miller, a journalist who wrote for The New York Times and was incarcerated for refusing to reveal her sources in the Karl Rove-Robert Novak CIA leak story.
2004 - His most recent endeavour is On Demand Books which he co-founded.
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