Broadview Intro to Book History Reviewed in JEBS

The Journal of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society has published a review of The Broadview Introduction to Book History.  The reviewer, Stephen W. Brown of Trent University, describes the book as ‘a compact and accessible primer that wears its considerable erudition with comfortable humility’.  He writes: ‘the authors have adopted an appropriately conversational tone that conveys …

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The Interacting with Print Multigraph is Here!

Interacting with Print: Keywords for the Age of Print Saturation has been published by the University of Chicago Press.  This is a ‘multigraph’ written by a collective of 22 scholars with the help of a dedicated wiki.  It’s the major output of the Interacting with Print research group, which I led from 2008-2013.  Writing it …

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What the Victorians Made of Romanticism Book Launch

I’ll be launching my new book What the Victorians Made of Romanticism at Blackwell’s book shop on Edinburgh’s South Bridge on 11 January at 6.30pm.  Come along to hear me talk about the book, enjoy a glass of wine and buy a signed copy!  Thanks to Princeton University Press for supporting the event and Blackwell’s …

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Kathleen Jamie

Next Wednesday I’ll be interviewing the wonderful poet and essayist Kathleen Jamie for the Centre for the History of the Book annual public lecture.  Kathleen Jamie is one of the most important and original writers of poetry and prose working in Scotland today. Her work has won an Eric Gregory Award, a Forward Poetry Prize, …

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