Powell's Books, one of the country's largest and most successful bookstores, will launch its Espresso Book Machine in March at its City of Books flagship store location in Portland, Ore.

"We are excited to offer this service to our customers, expanding our vast inventory at the City of Books location from one million volumes to nearly limitless volumes," says Miriam Sontz, chief operating officer for Powell's Books. "It is yet another way we can be valuable and relevant to readers and authors as the distribution channels for books continue to evolve.