Felsenstein & Connelly at the Book History Colloquium at Columbia University


Frank Felsenstein and James J. Connolly, authors of What Middletown Read: Print Culture in an American Small City, will speak at Columbia University, Tuesday, February 21 at 6 pm, as part of the Book History Colloquium.

In this talk, Felsenstein and Connolly will examine the role of the Muncie Public Library in shaping popular reading habits. They will also consider the impact of Andrew Carnegie’s philanthropy on local libraries and reading behavior, as documented in the Carnegie Collections maintained at Columbia’s Butler Library.