HBO recently adapted the first book in the four-part series for the small screen.
Bibliophile Nicholas Basbanes shares his latest volume, which explores how reading has inspired and shaped some of important minds throughout human history, with a look at today’s literary adventures and explorations in the interpretation of poetry, translations, and religious texts.
- Nicholas Basbanes Author, investigative reporter, syndicated columnist, literary editor and freelance writer
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