Generally: the object of the book
The Order of Books
By Roger Chartier, trans. Lydia G. Cochrane, Stanford UP, 1994 (1992).
Amaranth Borsuk. The Book. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018. It is, of course, the sort of book that has its own website; the author’s website has a brief overview of the book, as well as links to reviews. The book itself is part of MIT Press’s ‘Essential Knowledge’ series, the entries in which provide clear […]
A Feeling for Books
By Janice Radway, Univ. NC Press, 1997.
Print is Dead
By Jeff Gomez, Macmillan, 2008.
A Publisher Speaking
By Geoffrey Faber, Houghton Mifflin, 1935.
Life Story of a Technology
By Nicole Howard, Johns Hopkins UP, 2005.
The Business of Books
By André Schiffrin, Verso, 2000.
The Printing Revolution
By Elizabeth L. Eisenstein, Cambridge UP, 1983.
The Gutenberg Elegies
By Sven Birkerts, faber & faber, 2006.
An Undisciplined Discipline?
By Cyndia Clegg, Renaissance Quarterly (2001).
Old Books and New Histories
By Leslie Howsam, Univ. Toronto Press, 2006.