Henry Voigt on “A Century of Dining Out: The American Story in Menus, 1841-1941”

Sponsored by The Grolier Club Menus can transport us back to the everyday life of the past, whether to a lavish banquet in the Gilded Age or a food-relief eatery during the Great Depression. Coming into general use in the United States in the 1840s when hotels and restaurants began to replace inns and taverns […]

Teaching the History of the Book: A Roundtable

Sponsored by The Book Club of California Teaching the History of the Book (University of Massachusetts Press) is the first collection dedicated to book history pedagogy. Edited by Matteo Pangallo and Emily Todd and featuring contributions from a diverse range of teachers, scholars, and practitioners in literature, language studies, history, book arts, library science, and […]