From ModernLitCollection’s YouTube channel:
William H. Gass reading at Washington University in St. Louis on April 2, 2013. The reading is titled “How to Behave Around Books” and opens with an excerpt from his essay, “I Live in a Library,” followed by excerpts from his novel, MIDDLE C.
Joel Minor, Curator of Modern Literature Collection/Manuscripts, gives the welcome remarks. William H. Danforth, Chancellor Emeritus, introduces Gass.”
Gass takes the lectern at about 11:25.