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Behind the Bookshelves

By AbeBooks

A podcast from AbeBooks. This series is dedicated to telling the stories behind books and the people who love them. We'll salute classic novels and famous authors, investigate long-forgotten books, and discuss publishing houses, libraries, bookshops, and anyone else with a bookish story to tell.

  1. 1.
    Shakespeare Discovery09/25/2020
    18:18
  2. 2.
    Gladstone's Library09/22/2020
    24:08
  3. 3.
    Bookselling in County Mayo09/09/2020
    11:50
  4. 4.
    Book of Trespass08/31/2020
    27:11
  5. 5.
    Bookselling in Bulgaria08/25/2020
    26:49
  6. 6.
    Travels with a Stick08/19/2020
    33:47
  7. 7.
    Things Found in Books Part 208/13/2020
    21:26
  8. 8.
    Death by Shakespeare08/11/2020
    24:01
  1. 9.
    Art of Advertising08/08/2020
    22:07
  2. 10.
    Artist Jo Mora07/22/2020
    33:42
  3. 11.
    Botanist Joseph Banks06/24/2020
    23:10
  4. 12.
    Cultivated Elements of Floral Style06/10/2020
    23:29
  5. 13.
    Worlds of JRR Tolkien06/06/2020
    28:11
  6. 14.
    The Book of Black Magic05/22/2020
    9:35
  7. 15.
    Capers of Bookseller Johnny Jenkins05/12/2020
    31:47
  8. 16.
    Zen and Robert Pirsig05/09/2020
    6:48
  9. 17.
    Daniel Crouch on Rare Maps04/30/2020
    27:02
  10. 18.
    Angling Books04/28/2020
    28:25
  11. 19.
    Dawn Treader Book Shop Appeal04/25/2020
    19:34
  12. 20.
    Robert E Howard Museum04/17/2020
    30:25
  13. 21.
    Lawbook Exchange interview04/15/2020
    25:37
  14. 22.
    Brian Cassidy interview04/09/2020
    24:28
  15. 23.
    Les Enluminures04/07/2020
    30:37
  16. 24.
    Emily St John Mandel interview04/02/2020
    14:03
  17. 25.
    They Also Wrote Childrens Books03/10/2020
    31:33
  18. 26.
    Collecting Origami Books03/05/2020
    18:35
  19. 27.
    NASA Nonfiction Tudor Fiction02/28/2020
    8:12
  20. 28.
    True Grit and Outlander Tourism02/21/2020
    7:33
  21. 29.
    Sherlockians02/20/2020
    21:17
  22. 30.
    Canterbury Tales App02/13/2020
    19:22
  23. 31.
    Passages Bookshop in Portland02/10/2020
    30:51
  24. 32.
    Amelia Island Book Festival01/31/2020
    14:37
  25. 33.
    NYC Literary Walking Tours01/27/2020
    22:19
  26. 34.
    Business of Medieval Manuscripts01/25/2020
    23:15
  27. 35.
    American Alpine Club Library01/20/2020
    24:34
  28. 36.
    Bison Books in Winnipeg01/10/2020
    17:24
  29. 37.
    Shakespeare's Library12/11/2019
    26:53
  30. 38.
    Conjuring Arts Library12/07/2019
    29:16
  31. 39.
    Lisa Unger Baskin Collection12/05/2019
    31:41
  32. 40.
    Collecting Books about Rockets11/12/2019
    34:22
  33. 41.
    Moe's Books in Berkeley11/06/2019
    31:15
  34. 42.
    Movable Book Society11/01/2019
    28:35
  35. 43.
    Food History09/12/2019
    23:19
  36. 44.
    Collecting Film Scripts08/29/2019
    29:55
  37. 45.
    Voynich Mystery Continues08/21/2019
    27:56
  38. 46.
    Book Restoration08/14/2019
    29:42
  39. 47.
    Dance of Death08/08/2019
    26:16
  40. 48.
    Vancouver's Mobile Bookshop07/30/2019
    26:20
  41. 49.
    Buying a Bookstore07/23/2019
    23:42
  42. 50.
    Bestiaries: The Books of Beasts07/18/2019
    22:37
  43. 51.
    Matthew Budman on Book Collecting06/20/2019
    26:44
  44. 52.
    Jen Campbell Interview06/11/2019
    26:04
  45. 53.
    Kennel Club Library06/04/2019
    26:27
  46. 54.
    Pinup Book Club05/27/2019
    21:53
  47. 55.
    Southern Italian Food05/23/2019
    29:12
  48. 56.
    Vintage Typewriters05/16/2019
    19:38
  49. 57.
    Sheds, lists and book towns05/10/2019
    24:27
  50. 58.
    Guide to Buying Used Books05/03/2019
    11:00
  51. 59.
    Literary Band Names04/12/2019
    9:30
  52. 60.
    Sizing Up Miniature Objects04/03/2019
    37:39
  53. 61.
    Writers Who Walked03/20/2019
    12:48
  54. 62.
    Annie Barrows Interview03/04/2019
    30:18
  55. 63.
    Wine critic Natalie MacLean02/11/2019
    25:17
  56. 64.
    Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art01/21/2019
    21:21
  57. 65.
    Rare Books LA01/14/2019
    39:12
  58. 66.
    Scott Wallace Baker, Agatha Christie Collector01/09/2019
    30:47
  59. 67.
    York Antiquarian Book Seminar12/28/2018
    30:23
  60. 68.
    Rebecca Baumann Interview11/01/2018
    28:48
  61. 69.
    Lisa Grimm Ghostlore Collector10/22/2018
    24:14
  62. 70.
    Lee Israel Literary Forger10/16/2018
    6:26
  63. 71.
    Father and Son Writers10/12/2018
    7:49
  64. 72.
    The Importance of Paddington Bear10/06/2018
    6:41
  65. 73.
    The Shipwrecked Author09/28/2018
    5:40
  66. 74.
    Tales from the Slush Pile09/27/2018
    5:59
  67. 75.
    Netflix and the First Edition09/26/2018
    6:43
  68. 76.
    Decoding the Voynich Manuscript09/21/2018
    6:29
  69. 77.
    Birth of the Hobbit09/17/2018
    5:53
  70. 78.
    Dr Zhivago & the CIA09/10/2018
    6:05
  71. 79.
    Amy Stewart interview08/29/2018
    23:30
  72. 80.
    Manual for Draft-Age Immigrants08/27/2018
    7:32
  73. 81.
    Amy Bronee's Cookbook08/22/2018
    19:59
  74. 82.
    Books Set in London08/17/2018
    7:44
  75. 83.
    Gruesome Fairytales08/10/2018
    8:16
  76. 84.
    Things Found in Books08/04/2018
    5:44
  77. 85.
    UBC Special Collections Library08/02/2018
    21:56
  78. 86.
    Ex Library Books07/23/2018
    6:29
  79. 87.
    Fahrenheit 45107/16/2018
    5:50
  80. 88.
    Great Gatsby's Art07/15/2018
    5:37
  81. 89.
    Angels of Mons07/10/2018
    6:17
  82. 90.
    Savoy Cocktail Book07/05/2018
    8:09
  83. 91.
    PulpFest06/30/2018
    29:50
  84. 92.
    Russell Books06/27/2018
    25:40
  85. 93.
    Detroit Bookfest06/15/2018
    18:13
  86. 94.
    Remembering Anthony Bourdain06/12/2018
    7:20
  87. 95.
    History of LGBT Literature06/08/2018
    9:50
  88. 96.
    Ian Fleming's Legacy06/01/2018
    22:17
  89. 97.
    Interview with a Bookbinder05/28/2018
    18:59
  90. 98.
    Book Burning05/20/2018
    6:52
  91. 99.
    Weird Books05/14/2018
    8:35
  92. 100.
    Dog Books05/03/2018
    8:31
  93. 101.
    The Value of Harry Potter04/26/2018
    7:00
  94. 102.
    Mark Twain Traveler04/06/2018
    9:25
  95. 103.
    Puzzling Masquerade03/29/2018
    6:25
  96. 104.
    Literary Oxford03/22/2018
    8:04
  97. 105.
    The AA's Big Book03/21/2018
    7:16
  98. 106.
    Penguin and the Paperbacks03/20/2018
    9:14

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