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Massachusetts Book Award

 

FEBRUARY 23, 2022

A discussion of Cross of Snow: A Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to commemorate the book's selection as a "top honors" winner of the Massachusetts Book Award, given  by the Massachusetts Center for the Book (71 minutes). VIEW

BBC Radio: Arts & Ideas

FEBRUARY 2, 2002

Nick joins an international panel of experts to discuss Paper (45 minutes) LISTEN

Boston Athenaeum

 

DECEMBER 7,  2021

A conversation with Andrew Pettegree and Arthur der Weduuen on The Library: A Fragile History (61 minutes). VIEW

On Materiality

 

AUGUST 30, 2017

Exploring the rich cultural context of paper at the opening of Bound and Determined: The Remarkable Physical History of the Book, an exhibition at Bowdoin College  (72 minutes) VIEW

Library of Congress: Books & Beyond

JANUARY 31, 2006

A discussion of Every Book Its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World (56 minutes) VIEW

C-SPAN Appearances

OCTOBER 15, 1995

Booknotes, interview with Brian Lamb, A Gentle Madness (59 minutes) VIEW

 

OCTOBER 8, 2001

Nicholas Basbanes discusses the significance of various rare books on the occasion of the Abel Berland 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 discusses On Paper at the National Archives in Washington, DC, (61 minutes) VIEW 

 

NPR Appearances

 
NOVEMBER 8, 2001

Diane Rehm Show (Patience & FortitudeLISTEN

 

FEBRUARY 9, 2004

Diane Rehm Show (A Splendor of LettersLISTEN

 

JANUARY 31, 2006

Diane Rehm Show (Every Book Its ReaderLISTEN

 

APRIL 30, 2008

Airtalk with Larry Mantle (Editions and ImpressionsLISTEN

 

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 a new edition of A Gentle MadnessLISTEN

 

OCTOBER 17, 2013

Diane Rehm Show, (On PaperLISTEN

 

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 PaperLISTEN

NOVEMBER 14, 2013

Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC New York), (On PaperLISTEN

 

DECEMBER 17, 2013

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