28 Feb 2016

Rick Gekoski - Rare Book Dealer

From Standing Room Only, 2:24 pm on 28 February 2016
Rick Gekoski

Rick Gekoski Photo: Supplied

Rick Gekoski is regarded as one of the world's leading bookmen – a rare-book dealer, nonfiction writer, broadcaster, academic – and soon to be first-time published novelist (in his 70s). He's got to know a lot of contemporary writers over the years – they trust him so much they let him arrange to sell their libraries and archives.

Lynn Freeman catches up with him, ahead of his visit to Dunedin for the 2016 World Book Day Lecture, organised by Otago University's Centre for the Book: