Booktalk: Allison Hoover Bartlett, author of “The Man Who Loved Books too Much”

In telling the true story of book thief, John Charles Gilkey, and the man who was driven to capture him, journalist Allison Hoover Bartlett describes the larger history of rare book theft, who does it, and why it’s a bigger market worldwide than stolen art.


Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, is in its 20th year of production.