Book History

Book History

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Book History is the annual journal of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, Inc. (SHARP). Book History is devoted to every aspect of the history of the book, broadly defined as the history of the creation, dissemination, and the reception of script and print. Book History publishes research on the social, economic, and cultural history of authorship, editing, printing, the book arts, publishing, the book trade, periodicals, newspapers, ephemera, copyright, censorship, literary agents, libraries, literary criticism, canon formation, literacy, literacy education, reading habits, and reader response.The Times quietly inaugurated its weekly reports of best-sellers in October 1931 when it printed a small list of five fiction ... cities, showing the sales rating of 16 leading fiction and general titles, and their relative standing over the past 3 weeks.

Title:Book History
Author:Ezra Greenspan, Jonathan Rose
Publisher:Penn State Press - 2000-08-01


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