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  Backscheider, Paula R. Revising women: Eighteenth-century "women's fiction" and social engagement. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press (2000)
  Flynn, Elizabeth A and Patrocinio P Schweickart. Gender and reading: essays on readers, texts, and contexts. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1986)
  Kooy, Mary. Telling Stories in Book Clubs: Women Teachers and Professional Development, 1st ediion. N.Y: Springer (2006)
  Lee, Charles. The Hidden Public: The Story of the Book-of-the-Month Club, 1st edition. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday (1958)
  Long, Elizabeth. Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life. Chicago: U of Chicago P (August 1, 2003)
  Martin, Theodora P. The Sound of Our Own Voices: Women's Study Clubs 1860-1910, Reprint edition. Boston: Beacon Press (February 1989)
Available in the E.H Little Library
  McHenry, Elizabeth. Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies (New Americanists). Durham: Duke U P (October 2002)
Available in the E.H Little Library
  Nowicke, C. Elizabeth (Carole Elizabeth). Not built by Jack--but by you and me: the Schoolcraft Ladies' Library Association, 1879-1920 : a study of women's reading culture in rural southwestern Michigan Thesis (Ph. D.)--Indiana University, 1998. (1998)
  Nafisi, Azar. Reading Lolita in Tehran: a memoir in books. New York: Random House, 1st ed.(2003)
Available in the E.H Little Library
  Radway, Janice A. A Feeling for Books: The Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Taste, and Middle-Class Desire. Chapel Hill: U of NC P, New Ed edition (August 18, 1999)
  Radway, Janice A. "Girls, Reading, and Narrative Gleaning: Crafting Repertoires for Self-Fashioning Within Everyday Life." Narrative Impact: Social and Cognitive Foundations (2002): 176-208.
  Radway, Janice A. Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature. University of North Carolina Press; Reprint edition (November 1991)
Available in the E.H Little Library
  Radway, Janice A. “The scandal of the Middlebrow: the Book-of-the-Month club, class fracture, and cultural authority." The South Atlantic Quarterly (Fall 1990, 89.4): 703.
  Sheppard, Roger and Judith Sheppard. Literary societies for bookmen: a collection of societies, clubs, and periodicals in England and America relating to literature and the arts. Beckenham, England: Trigon P (1979)