Michael Cart talks about (among other things) the evolution of written language

podcastIn this podcast, Infopoeple’s book guy Michael Cart talks about early publishing, the evolution of written language, and book collecting (including a mini review of a new Sherlock Holmes pastiche!).

Titles and articles mentioned in this podcast:

  • Andrew Pettegree. THE BOOK IN THE RENAISSANCE. Yale University Press.
  • Review of: Robert Pinsky. “Start the Presses.” NY Times Book Review, 8/15/10, p. 15.
  • Christopher Woods. VISIBLE LANGUAGE: Inventions of Writing in the Ancient Middle East and Beyond. U. of Chicago Pr. 2010.
  • Nicholas Basbanes. A GENTLE MADNESS. Owl Books.
  • Allison Hoover Bartlett. “Extreme Book-Collecting.” Wall Street Journal, 10/9/10.
  • Grahame Moore. THE SHERLOCKIAN. Twelve. 2011.
  • Charles Felix (Charles Warren Adams). THE NOTTING HILL MYSTERY.
  • Jacques Barzun and Wendell Hertig Taylor. A CATALOGUE OF CRIME.