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Further Readings

Published onJun 05, 2019
Further Readings

Abrams, J.J. and Doug Dorst. S. New York: Mulholland Books, 2013.

Adler, Mortimer. “How to Mark a Book,” The Saturday Review (July, 1940), 11-12.

Anderson, Sam. “What I Really Want Is Someone Rolling Around in the Text,” The New York Times (March 4, 2011),

Barney, Stephen A., ed. Annotation and Its Texts. Publications of the University of California Humanities Research Institute. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Bush, Vannevar. “As We May Think,” The Atlantic (July, 1945),

D’Agata, John, and Jim Fingal. The Lifespan of a Fact. 1st ed. New York, N.Y: W.W. Norton, 2012.

Grafton, Anthony. The Footnote: A Curious History. Rev. ed. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1997.

Jackson, H. J. Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Orgel, Stephen. The Reader in the Book: A Study of Spaces and Traces. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Piper, Andrew. Book Was There: Reading in Electronic Times. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Pomerantz, Jeffrey. Metadata. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2015.

Reagle, Joseph Michael. Reading the Comments: Likers, Haters, and Manipulators at the Bottom of the Web. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2016.

Reid, Alan J., ed. Marginalia in Modern Learning Contexts. Hershey PA: Information Science Reference, 2018.

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, David H. Guston, Ed Finn, and Jason S. Robert, eds. Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, Engineers, and Creators of All Kinds. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2017.

Bud Hunt: The Annotated Alice and Issac Asimov’s annotation of Gulliver’s Travels should both be on this list. Maybe, too, Errol Morris’s Ashtray. (He talks to himself, but the footnotes are wonderful.)
Remi Kalir: Brilliant, thanks Bud!