Publications

In Preparation
Price, Leah. In Preparation.

Out of Print: Reading After Paper

. out_of_print_abstract.docx
2014
Price, Leah. 2014.

Review of Nicholas Basbanes, "On Paper"

. Times Literary Supplement. Full text
Price, Leah. 2014.

Review of Susan Elderkin and Ella Berthoud, "The Novel Cure"

. Times Literary Supplement. Full text
Price, Leah. 2014. The Medium is Not the Message. Times Literary Supplement. Full text
2013
2013.

"You Can't Check Email." Review of Andrew Piper, "Book Was There", and Anouk Lang, "From Codex to Hypertext"

. Times Literary Supplement. Full text
Price, Leah. 2013. Review of Elizabeth Miller, "Slow Print". Times Literary Supplement.
Price, Leah. 2013.

The Help and the Helped

. New York Times Book Review. Full text
Price, Leah. 2013.

When Doctors Prescribe Books to Heal the Mind

. Boston Globe. Full text
Price, Leah. 2013. 'Paper: An Elegy,' by Ian Sansom. San Francisco Chronicle. Full text
Price, Leah. 2013. Books on Books. Public Books. Full text
2012
Price, Leah. 2012. Reading in Place. Chronicle of Higher Education.
Price, Leah. 2012. A Bad Month for Books. West 86th: Journal of material culture and design history. Website
Price, Leah. 2012. Dead Again. New York TImes Book Review. Backpage essay
Price, Leah. 2012.

How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain

. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Publisher's Version
Honorable Mention, James Russell Lowell Prize for best book of literary criticism published in 2013. Named “book of the year” by Books and Culture and listed among “Top Ten History Books of 2012” by Open Letters MonthlyReviewed in Times Literary Supplement, Library Journal, Boston Globe, Times Higher Education Supplement, Literary Review, History Today, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Toronto Star, Threepenny Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, Chronicle of Higher Education, Books & Culture, National Post (Canada), Huffington Post, Review of English Studies, Victorian Studies, Studies in English Literature, Nineteenth-Century Books Online, Review 13, Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net, Victorian Review, Sewanee Review, Reception, Campaign for the American Reader, P. 99 Test, Humanities, Electric Scotland, Open Letters Monthly, Reception, Victorians Institute Journal, Journal of Victorian Culture, Wordsworth Circle, Victorian Web, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, and on NPR; Interviews on Talk Radio Europe, Literature Lab, HLIT, Books and Arts Daily, C-SPAN, and on WVKR FM; excerpted in Berfrois; Subject of panel discussions at Boston Book Festival, Mid-Manhattan Public Library; and of the annual weeklong faculty seminar, King's College Cambridge.
Price, Leah. 2012. Reading and Literary Criticism. In Cambridge History of English Literature: The Victorian Period, Kate Flint. Website
2011
Price, Leah. 2011. Unpacking my Library: Six writers and their book-collecting habits. Financial Times. Website
Price, Leah. 2011. The Subconscious Shelf. New York Times Book Review. Website
Price, Leah. 2011. Bent Spines. New York Times, sec. Book Review. Website
Essay on ergonomics. New York Times Book Review.
Price, Leah. 2011. Unpacking my library: writers and their books. Leah Price. New Haven: Yale University Press. Website
• NPR’s “Best Books of 2011” • Observer Very Short List, 2011 • US reviews: Atlantic, USA Today, Chronicle of Higher Education, Newsday, Paris Review, Wall Street Journal, Choice, Boston Globe, Harvard Gazette, Books and Culture • Reviews elsewhere: Guardian, Observer, Scotsman, Information (Denmark), West Australian, Good Reading • Serialized in Financial Times (November 2011) • Excerpted in New York Times Book Review (November 2011) • Winner of the 2012 New York Book Show Award for best jacket design
2010
Price, Leah. 2010. American Girl. New York Times. Website
New York Times Book Review. (1500-word review essay on the Alcott family).