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Nicholas A. Basbanes

Nicholas A. Basbanes

Formerly the book review editor of the Worcester Sunday Telegram, Nick Basbanes has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, New England Quarterly, and Yankee Magazine. A member of the National Book Critics Circle, he lives in Massachusetts with his library of about 15,000 volumes.

AMONG THE GENTLY MAD: Strategies and Perspectives for the Book Hunter in the Twenty First Century (Henry Holt & Co., 2002)

EVERY BOOK ITS READER: The Power of the Written Word to Stir the World (HarperCollins, 2005)

A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books (Henry Holt & Co., 1995)

ON PAPER: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013)

PATIENCE AND FORTITUDE: Wherein a Colorful Cast of Determined Book Collectors, Dealers, and Librarians Go About the Quixotic Task of Preserving a Legacy (HarperCollins, 2001)

A SPLENDOR OF LETTERS: The Permanence of Books in an Impermanent World (HarperCollins, 2003)

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