• image
  • Panel discussion of Denise Gigante’s BOOK MADNESS
  • with Jesse Erickson (Morgan Library), Melina Moe (Columbia University) and Heather O’Donnell (Honey & Wax Books)
  • November 16, 2022
  • 5:00 PM
    Online: REGISTER
    In person: CCA, Rutgers Academic Building West, Room 6051

  • Denise Gigante’s Book Madness: A Story of Book Collectors in America tells the story of bibliophile and book collecting in mid-nineteenth century America when the Country's major libraries were being formed. Denise Gigante (Stanford University) is the author of half a dozen books including The Keats Brothers: The Story of John and George (Harvard University Press), a New York Times notable book. She is working to complete The Mental Traveler: A Blakean Pilgrimage through Medieval and Renaissance Iconography, based on her Clarendon Lectures at Oxford University in 2020.

    Sponsored by the Rutgers Book Initiative.