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Rick Gekoski on Lost, Stolen or Shredded

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Writer, broadcaster and rare book dealer Rick Gekoski spoke to us about our fascination for the absent and the paradigm shift of the digital era…

Lost, Stolen or Shredded started life as a Radio 4 series of the same name, but Gekoski explained to us how he came to expand it into a book – packed with quite personal stories like his longing for James Joyce‘s lost poem Et tu, Healy? – as well as the fascinating tale of the robbery which made the Mona Lisa a star attraction – even when it wasn’t there…

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