David Emblidge is Associate Professor, Emerson College (Boston) in the graduate program in publishing.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
The Future of the (Good) Book is in the Past

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City Lights Bookstore: “A Finger in the Dike”

This essay is a step toward a chapter in a new book, tentatively called Wise Men Fish Here: A Cultural History of the American Bookstore.

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The Viswanathan Dilemma at Little, Brown, Publishers

A student plagiarizes in her published young adult novel, causing consternation for author, agent, ghost book doctor, publisher (Little, Brown), booksellers. What should publisher do?

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Literary Tears

Essay in the form of a letter to a student writer-editor who reacts with horror and sadness to the evidence of crass marketing in book publishing.

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The Gotham Bookmart: Location, Location, Location

This focuses on the rise and fall of one of America's greatest literary bookstores, focusing on a famous catalog from 1940 celebrating literary modernism.

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"Bibliomany Has Possessed Me": Thomas Jefferson, The Booksellers’ Customer Extraordinaire

This paper examines the diverse collection of literature in Thomas Jefferson's library.

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