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C-SPAN Appearances

OCTOBER 15, 1995

Booknotes, interview with Brian Lamb, (59 minutes) VIEW 


OCTOBER 8, 2001

Nicholas Basbanes speaks about the Abel Berland library and is interviewed about 18 items on auction at the Abel Berland Rare Book Library Sale at Christie’s in New York City, (1 hour, 53 minutes) VIEW


NOVEMBER 23, 2002

At the Miami Book Fair, Literary Lives, panelist, (65 minutes) VIEW


JANUARY 4, 2006

After Words, interview with David Kipen, (58 minutes) VIEW


OCTOBER 21, 2008

Nicholas Basbanes Tour of His Home Library, (57 minutes) VIEW


DECEMBER 13, 2013

Nicholas Basbanes talks about his book, On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History, at the National Archives in Washington, DC, (61 minutes) VIEW 


NPR Appearances

NOVEMBER 8, 2001

Diane Rehm Show, (Patience & Fortitude) LISTEN


FEBRUARY 9, 2004

Diane Rehm Show, (A Splendor of Letters) LISTEN


JANUARY 31, 2006

Diane Rehm Show, (Every Book Its Reader) LISTEN


APRIL 30, 2008

Airtalk with Larry Mantle, (Editions and Impressions) LISTEN


AUGUST 24, 2011

Diane Rehm Show, Readers’ Review, guest panelist: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows LISTEN


JULY 2012

The Point with Mindy Todd, (on the new edition of A Gentle Madness) LISTEN


OCTOBER 17, 2013

Diane Rehm Show, (On Paper) LISTEN


OCTOBER 25, 2013

Radio Boston with Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks, (On Paper) LISTEN

NOVEMBER 3, 2013

RadioWest with Doug Fabrizio (KUER Utah Public Radio) (On Paper) LISTEN

NOVEMBER 14, 2013

Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC New York), (On Paper) LISTEN


DECEMBER 17, 2013

Word of Mouth with Virginia Prescott (New Hampshire Public Radio), ("Paper is Dead! Long Live Paper!”) LISTEN