Tuesday, April 14, 2020

A Notebook on Richard Wright & Book History

I entered the field of Book History studying the publishing histories of Richard Wright's Black Boy long before I realized that Book History was a field.

Related: Representing Richard Wright's Black Boy

Back in 1999, I began collecting and then examining versions of Wright's autobiography. Over the years, I gathered a large collection of his books.

• April 23: From Richard Wright to Frederick Douglass
• April 23: From Richard Wright to Octavia Butler
• April 23: Prices for Richard Wright's Black Boy
• April 15: Black Boy @ 75 presentation description

• February 4: Richard Wright's Autobiography and Black Book History

• September 2: Richard Wright Autobiography covers 

• April 13: Richard Wright Stamp 

A notebook on Richard Wright

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