Allison Hoover Bartlett brings us into the murky world of rare book thefts. Interpol estimates the theft of rare books is more widespread than the theft of fine art. Allison’s book, The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession tells the tale of bibliomania.

Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTOMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Wednesday, October 27, 2010. Listen at or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 10 o’clock am Pacific time.