Book Discussion on A Gentle Madness

Mr. Basbanes talked about his recent book, A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passion for Books, published by… read more

Mr. Basbanes talked about his recent book, A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passion for Books, published by Henry Holt and Company. The book focuses on the history of book collecting and preserving over the past 2500 years. It also covers the book collecting culture, including rare book buying and selling, through interviews with various book collectors. close

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Book Discussion on A Gentle Madness

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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 15, 1995
Last Aired:
Dec 19, 2004

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  • Oct 15, 1995 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 15, 1995 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 16, 1995 | 2:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 1995 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 1995 | 8:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 1995 | 11:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 30, 1995 | 2:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Dec 18, 2004 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 19, 2004 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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