A Sampling of Readings about the Literary Publishing Industry
Books Related to Publishing
Brier, A Novel Marketplace : Mass Culture, the Book Trade, and Postwar American Fiction.
Calaso, The Art of the Publisher.
Coles, Blueprints: Bringing Poetry into Communities.
Collins, Bring on the Books for Everybody.
Conroy, Muse in the Machine.
Dana, Robert. Against the Grain: Interviews with Maverick American Publishers.
Endsley, The Fifth Element: Social Justice Pedagogy through Spoken Word Poetry.
English, The Economy of Prestige.
Epstein, Book Business: Publishing: Past, Present, and Future.
Farr and Harker, eds., The Oprah Effect.
Hartley, Reading Groups.
Hungerford, Making Literature Now.
Hungerford, Literature and the Creative Economy.
Kurowski, ed., Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine.
Lehmann-Haupt, The Book in America : A History of the Making and Selling of Books (1951)
Licona, Adela C. Zines in Third Space: Radical Cooperation and Borderlands Rhetoric.
Long, Book Clubs.
Mathieu, Parks, and Rousculp, eds., Circulating Communities: The Tactics and Strategies of Community Publishing.
Miller, Prufer, and Kurowski, eds., Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century.
Morris and Diaz, The Little Magazine in Contemporary America.
Morrison, Toni. Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination.
Philip, Frontiers: Essays and Writings on Racism and Culture.
Rankine, Claudia, Beth Loffreda, and Max King Cap, eds. The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind.
Robinson, The Book in Society: An Introduction to Print Culture.
Rooney, Reading with Oprah.
Schiffrin, The Business of Books: How the International Conglomerates Took Over Publishing and Changed the Way We Read.
Striphas, The Late Age of Print.
Siegfried, The Insider's Guide to A Career in Book Publishing.
Thaxton, Creative Writing in the Community.
Thoburn, Anti-Book: On the Art and Politics of Radical Publishing.
Thompson, Merchants of Culture.
Young, Black Writers, White Publishers : Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature.