Education: A.B., Harvard (1991)
M.Phil., Yale University (1995)
Ph.D., Yale University (1998)
Interests: The novel; history of the book; media studies; 18th- & 19th-century Britain.
How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain (Princeton, 2012); Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books (Yale, 2011); The History of the Book and the Idea of Literature (special issue of PMLA, co-ed. 2006); Literary Secretaries/Secretarial Culture (co-ed. Ashgate, 2005); The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel (Cambridge, 2000, reprint 2003).