SUMMER READING SALE! 40% off all books plus free U.S. shipping with discount code SUMMER23-FM from now through June 9!

(Please note that we are not able to accept pre-orders for not-yet-published books on our website for the next several weeks as we make improvements to our shopping cart. Pre-orders are not eligible for the Summer Sale discount.)


The Pilgrim and the Bee–Now Available

The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book Culture in Early New England

Matthew P. Brown

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 illus.

Cloth 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4015-3 | $65.00 | £42.50

A volume in the Material Texts series

The Pilgrim and the Bee"The Pilgrim and the Bee makes a broad claim about a reading-centered history, reclaiming for this purpose a distinctive body of texts. Brown’s analysis marks an important step toward a better history of reading."–David D. Hall, Harvard University

Read more . . .

Book reviewers: to request a press copy, contact Ellen Trachtenberg.

Educators: to request an exam copy for course use consideration, click here.