Jason Epstein: Editor, Author and Publishing Visionary

From a New York Times obit by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt headlined “Jason Epstein, Editor and Publishing Innovator, Is Dead at 93”:

Jason Epstein, the editor, author and publishing visionary who introduced the quality paperback to American readers and who, over dinner and in the midst of a newspaper strike, planted the seed for what would become one of the country’s leading intellectual journals, The New York Review of Books, died at his home in Sag Harbor, N.Y., on Long Island….