Faculty Blog Round-Up: Writing Books
At the peak of summer, many faculty are in deep research mode, especially with longer projects, like books, that require the kind of travel or in-depth work they can’t schedule during the semester.Â Here’s an overview of the book-writing process from the inside
Anthropologist Auto Ethnographer is in the throes of research - research that goes to show why sometimes we just need the original print texts.
Flavia, an anonymous professor of renaissance literature, is substantially revising her dissertation - and has come to some interesting realizations about her book-in-progress.Â Check out the comments here, too.
Notorious Ph.D., a historian, is revising and ambivalent about her readers’ feedback.
Finally, John Holbo, a philosopher at National University in Singapore, has just published a book on Plato (with translation by Belle Waring).Â This post is interesting for two reasons: it’s an experiment in simultaneous free e-publishing with a print book for sale, as well as reminding us how the scholarly conversation doesn’t end with the book’s publication.