Nicholas Basbanes

May 29, 2020
Reflections on the writing of "A Gentle Madness," twenty-five years after its publication
February 11, 2015
September 25, 2013
A couple of days ago, I received a number of questions from Gregory McNamee, a freelance writer who does book-related features for Britannica Online, for a piece he is doing about my forthcoming book
April 4, 2011
Has it really been ten years since Nicholson Baker shook up the cozy world inhabited by librarians and conservators with publication of Double Fold, his National Book Critics Circle Award-wi
February 15, 2011
January 21, 2011
Reynolds Price, a true southern gentleman and one of the outstanding American writers of his generation, died yesterday at 77, in Durham, North Carolina, of heart failure.
January 2, 2011
I have decided to start the new year off with a few books that came to my attention a bit too late to make my holiday roundups, but which are eminently worthy of notice all the same.