Nicholson Baker

Saturday, April 28, 2001

In the 1970’s, microfilm was an archivist’s dream. Reducing thousands of heavy paper books to thin plastic sheets in hundreds of small plastic reels seemed to make sense. But author Nicholson Baker wants to halt the assault on paper. Brooke talks to Nicholson Baker, author of “Paper Chase,” about the art and economics of archiving.

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