'The Man Who Loved Books Too Much' by Allison Bartlett

Talking Book Club, May 15

book cover The Man Who Loved Books Too Much, by Allison Hoover Bartlett.

Journalist investigates famed rare-book thief John Gilkey to uncover his motivation for stealing exquisite literature. Retraces the cat-and-mouse game Gilkey played with Ken Sanders, security chair of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America, in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Available as DB 72385 in the Library for the Blind, and at 002.075/B289 in Regular Print and ebook in the DC Public Library collection.

The Talking Book Club meets in Adaptive Services, Room 215 of the MLK Library, at 11 a.m. the third Thursday of each month. Brown bag lunches are welcome, with coffee, tea and cold water provided.