Coming in 2018: Alan Gribben’s Mark Twain’s Literary Resources

Which books, stories, essays, poems, plays, newspapers, magazines did Mark Twain read?

New South Books announces the publication of Alan Gribben’s Mark Twain’s Literary Resources: A Reconstruction of His Library and Reading, Volume I.

Available in trade cloth from booksellers or directly from NewSouth Books. ISBN: 978-1-58838-343-3. Retailer orders contact IPS at

  • Twenty-six essays about Mark Twain’s library and reading
  • Mark Twain’s Library of Literary Hogwash
  • Twain and Poe, Shakespeare, Browning, Malory, and more
  • Critical Bibliography
  • Index

“The scope of Twain’s reading proves to have been staggering by any measure.”–Alan Gribben

Forthcoming in 2019: volumes II and III

  • Thousands of entries in an Annotated Catalog, A to Z
  • Detailed index