The Book on the Book Shelf

Mr. Petroski talked about his book, The Book on the Bookshelf, published by Knopf. He examined the history of the written word from the… read more

Mr. Petroski talked about his book, The Book on the Bookshelf, published by Knopf. He examined the history of the written word from the scrolls and illuminated text to the modern printed book. He also focused on how scholars and readers have stored their written treasures, from pigeonholes to bookshelves. After his prepared remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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The Book on the Book Shelf

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Program ID:
153375-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Durham, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Nov 27, 1999 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 30, 2000 | 6:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 27, 1999 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 1999 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 1999 | 5:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 27, 1999 | 5:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2000 | 11:12am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 30, 2000 | 6:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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