"The History of the Book and the Idea of Literature" PMLA January 2006 (a special issue)
Janet Badia and Jenifer Phegley, eds., Reading Women: Literary figures and Cultural Icons from the Victorian Age to
the Present (U Toronto Press, 2005)
Amy Blair. Reading up: middle-class readers and the culture of success in the early twentieth-century United State. (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2011).
Daniel Cavicchi. Listening and longing: music lovers in the age of Barnum (Middletown, Conn.:
Wesleyan University Press, 2011).
Ellen Gruber Garvey. Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance (New York:
Oxford University Press, 2012).
---. "Uncle Tom's Cabin at the World's Columbian Exposition," in Libraries & Culture 41.1 (Winter 2006), Special Issue: The Woman's Building Library of the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. Guest Editor: Sarah Wadsworth
Charles Johanningsmeier, "How real American readers originally experienced James's The 'Real Thing'" HENRY JAMES
REVIEW 27 (1): 75-99 WIN 2006
Emily Satterwhite, Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878. (Lexington, KY: UP of Kentucky, 2011).
---. “Reading Craddock, Reading Murfree: Local Color, Authenticity, and Geographies of Reception,” American Literature 78:1 (March 2006): 59-88.
Barbara Sicherman.Well-read lives: how books inspired a generation of American women (Chapel Hill:
University of North Carolina Press, 2010).
Gillian Silverman. Bodies and Books: Reading and the Fantasy of Communion in Nineteenth-Century America (Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2012
Margaret Genevieve West, Zora Neale Hurston & American literary culture (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005).