Eye on Books Classic is the official archive of author interview podcasts originally posted before 2006 at Eye on Books. For the very newest author interview podcasts, on current bestselling books, we invite you to visit Eye on Books.

Button1 Button2 Button3 Button4

Nicholas Basbanes

Originally posted April 2004

A Splendor of Letters

Click to enlarge

Is the book obsolete? Will readers of the future laugh at the way we laboriously applied ink to paper and bound the pages inside a cloth cover? Not likely, says bibliophile Nicholas Basbanes -- he says those rumors about the death of the book have been around for centuries.




Don't see a player here? Click on this link to listen.

Embed this interview on your page

Find Nicholas Basbanes on the web: www.nicholasbasbanes.com

Buy "A Splendor of Letters" from Amazon

PrintKindle

Similar interviews you'll enjoy:


Double Fold by Nicholson Baker

The Substance of Style by Virginia Postrel

by
Home  •  Authors  •  Books  •  Author Photos  •  FAQ
About Us  •  Contact Us  •  Privacy Policy  •  Legal Disclaimer