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Chicago Publisher A.C. McClurg and Co: An Interactive Timeline

Lucas Dietrich’s article “‘At the Dawning of the Twentieth Century’: W.E.B. Du Bois, A.C. McClurg & Co. and the Early Circulation of The Souls of Black Folk” traces the initial publication and reception of Du Bois’ 1903 book. Research for the project was supported by a Northeast Modern Language Association fellowship at the Newberry Library. Dr. Dietrich teaches at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and can be reached at

An Appleton Archive

Kristen Doyle Highland’s article “In the Bookstore: The Houses of Appleton and Book Cultures in Antebellum New York City” combines archival scholarship with cutting-edge DH methods and a deep knowledge of New York City history. Dr. Highland’s article won the Graduate Essay Prize for the 2016 issue of BOOK HISTORY. She is a graduate of New York University and currently teaches Humanities in a Manhattan high school. She can be contacted at

“Between Quandary and Squander”: A List of Added Online Content

Graziano Krätli’s article “Between Quandary and Squander: A Brief and Biased Inquiry into the Preservation of West African Arabic Manuscripts” provides a critical overview of major initiatives undertaken to identify, describe, and preserve Arabic manuscripts in West Africa. He is a librarian at Yale University and a scholar of the the material, technological, economic, and cultural aspects of book production, circulation, and preservation in the non-Western world. He can be contacted at