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    Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress

    John Cole, co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress, published by Bernan Press, appeared on “The Book Guys” radio show to talk it. The book covers the history of the Library…

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    St. John's Bible

    Donald Jackson, chief calligrapher for the St. John’s Bible, appeared on “The Book Guys” radio show to talk about the calligraphy and other arts that are going into the creation of the first hand-written…

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  • After Words with Nicholas Basbanes
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    After Words with Nicholas Basbanes

    David Kipen interviewed Nicholas Basbanes about his book Every Book Its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World, published by HarperCollins. In this study of literary culture, Mr. Basbanes attempted to discover how historical…

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    A Gentle Madness

    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…

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  • Abel Berland Rare Book Library Sale
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    Abel Berland Rare Book Library Sale

    Portions of the auction of 18 rare books were shown, including a world auction record set for a work by William Shakespeare. Also sold were James Boswell’s Life of Samuel Johnson, William…

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  • Literary Lives
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    Literary Lives

    The panelists talked about their experiences in writing, book collecting, and related fields. Following their prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience. Nicholas A.…

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  • The Book Guys Radio Show
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    The Book Guys Radio Show

    Mr. Cuthbert and Mr. Stybeck are joined by Mr. Basbanes, who talked about his writing and books. The Book Guys also appraise books and documents brought by patrons at the Library of…

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  • The Book Guys
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    The Book Guys

    Mr. Cuthbert and Mr. Stybeck talked about books, talked with guests via telephone and in the studio and appraised books for their value. The program is carried across National Public Radio…

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    A Gentle Madness

    Mr. Basbanes talked about his book, A Gentle Madness, which focuses on book collecting. He talked about why books fascinate people and another work on the same topic which he is currently…

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