Allison Hoover Bartlett

David speaks with author Allison Hoover Bartlett about her new book: The Man Who Loved Books Too Much, a look at John Gilkey, the most prolific and successful rare book thief of all time. In his career as a thief, Gilkey has lifted over $100,000 of rare books and collections. As a consequence, Gilkey has spent most of his adult life behind bars for his thieving from rare book dealers.

Original Air Date: 12-1-2010

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