C-SPAN Appearances

October 15, 1995

Booknotes, interview with Brian Lamb, (59 minutes) View View Video

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 View Video

November 23, 2002

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

January 4, 2006

After Words, interview with David Kipen, (58 minutes) View View Video

October 21, 2008

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

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 View Video

NPR Appearances

November 8, 2001

Diane Rehm Show, (Patience & Fortitude) Listen Listen

February 9, 2004

Diane Rehm Show, (A Splendor of Letters) Listen Listen

January 31, 2006

Diane Rehm Show, (Every Book Its Reader) Listen Listen

April 30, 2008

Airtalk with Larry Mantle, (Editions and Impressions) Listen 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 Listen

July 2012

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

October 17, 2013

Diane Rehm Show, (On Paper) Listen 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 Listen

December 17, 2013

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