"Go back to an old-fashioned idea: that a book, printed in ink on durable paper, acid-free for longevity, is a thing of beauty. Make it as well as you can. People want to cherish it."
Hmm. That sounds oddly familiar.
The New York Times occasionally spills ink on something worthwhile. Accidentally, mind you, but when it does so we like to point it out.
THE gloom that has fallen over the book publishing industry is different from the mood in, say, home building. At least people know we’ll always need houses. . . .