It also means that authors can go in to the store and print out copies of their own books. So far, they've had six authors do that. They print them there and then send them out to readers who've asked for a copy. The books come out as "full-sized trade paperbacks, with handsome paper and a sophisticated color cover indistinguishable from books on the store's shelves."
The store did an initial run of 26 copies for their shelves, and another 250 for him. [Author Pat McNulty figures it cost him just shy of $11 per copy to become a published author. He counts it a bargain.Eleven dollars a book is still high if you're hoping to make a profit off your book, but I still like the idea.
As far as I know, there's no Espresso machine near me.