I am a scholar who specializes in the stuff that surrounds us and what it’s doing in 20th and 21st century American literature.
The Death of Things: Ephemera and the American Novel
You can follow this through-line in my first monograph entitled The Death of Things: Ephemera and the American Novel, which was published with the University of Minnesota Press in October 2020. It examines literary representations of disappearing objects in American culture from the beginning of the twentieth century until today. If you’d like to hear me talk about this book on a podcast from iHeartradio, click here.