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The Order of Books

By Roger Chartier, trans. Lydia G. Cochrane, Stanford UP, 1994 (1992).

The Book

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.

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