Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Reading Revolution: Race, Literacy, Childhood and Fiction 1851-1911 (U Mass Press Series in Print Culture and the History of the book 2011)
* Winner of the George A. and Jean S. De Long Book History Book Prize 2012, awarded by the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing
Getting at the Author: Reimagining Books and Reading in the Age of American Realism (U Mass Press Series in Print Culture and the History of the Book 2001)
The Art of Frank Norris, Storyteller (U Missouri Press 1988)
ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS
"Novels." Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume 5, U.S. Popular Print Culture to 1860. Eds. Ronald Zborary and Mary Saracino Zboray (2019)
"Imitation, Racialization, and Interpretive Norms: Larsen's Plagiarized Story in the Forum. " Infrastructures of African American Print." Ed. Jonathan Senchyne and Brigitte Fielder. U Wisconsin Press. 2019.
"Filling in Blanks: Nella Larsen's Application to Library School." PMLA (October 2018). Special issue on Cultures of Reading.
"Revisiting the Circus with Huck Finn: Huck's Pleasure and Mine." PMLA (May 2018). Feature on "Reading Over Time."
"Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Struggle over Meaning: From Slavery to Race." Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the American Renaissance. Ed. Christopher N. Phillips. NY: Cambridge UP, 2018.
“Love and Theft: Plagiarism, Blackface, and Nella Larsen's 'Sanctuary,'" American Literature 88.3 (September, 2016): 509-540.
“Book Illustration and Cultural Change: Reading Visual Images in Context.” Using Primary Sources: Hands-On Instructional Exercises. Ed. Anne Bahde, Heather Smedberg, Mattie Taormina. Englewood: ABC-CLIO/Libraries Unlimited, 2014: 102-106.
“Investing in Literature: Ernestine Rose and the Harlem Branch Public Library of the 1920s.” Legacy 31.1 (2014): 93-106.
“The Library: Fantasy and Reality.” Letter to PMLA 128.4 (2013): 1004-5.
“Reading Historically/Reading Selectively: The Bostonians in the Century, 1885-1886.” Henry James Review 34.3 (2013): 270-78.
“Teaching Willa Cather's 'Peter' in Israel.” American Literary Naturalism Newsletter 7 1-2 (2012): 2-4.
"Readers and Reading Groups," Cambridge History of the American Novel, ed. Leonard Cassuto (Cambridge University Press, 2011): 600-614.
"Sparing the White Child: The Lessons of Uncle Tom's Cabin in an Age of Segregation," The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth (Winter 2010): 58-85.
"Devouring Uncle Tom's Cabin: Black Readers between Plessy vs. Fergusson and Brown vs. Board of Education," Reception: Texts, Readers, Audiences, History (online journal; August, 2010): 48-94. http://receptionstudy.org/Hochman.pdf
"The History of Reading and the Death of the Text," American Literary History 21.4 (Winter 2009): 845-58.
"Sentiment Without Tears: Uncle Tom's Cabin as History in the 1890s." New Directions in American Reception Study, ed. James Machor and Philip Goldstein. Oxford University Press. 2008.
"The Good, the Bad and the Literary: Edith Wharton's Bunner Sisters and the Social Contexts of Reading" Studies in American Naturalism ( Summer 2006): 128- 43.
"Uncle Tom's Cabin at the World's Columbian Exhibition" Libraries and Culture 41.1 (Winter 2006): 82-108
"Uncle Tom's Cabin in the National Era: An Essay in Generic Norms and the Contexts of Reading" Book History Vol. VII, 2004
"Reading Homer in the 1890s: Interpretive Conventions and Norris's Octopus" American Literary Realism 35.2 (Winter 2003): 120-29.
"Highbrow/Lowbrow: Naturalist Writers and the Reading Habit" in Twisted From the Ordinary: American Literary Naturalism, (University of Tennessee Press, Studies in American Literature, 2003)
"The Reading Habit and `The Yellow Wallpaper,'" American Literature 74.1 (March 2002): 89-110.
"Plotting Experience and Experiencing Plot in The Awakening and The House of Mirth" in The Cambridge Companion to Realism and Naturalism, ed. Donald Pizer (Cambridge University Press, 1995) pp. 211-35
"A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Actress: Dreiser's Sister Carrie" in New Essays on Sister Carrie, ed. Donald Pizer (Cambridge University Press, 1991) pp. 43-64
Ellen Gruber Garvey, Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance (NY: Oxford UP, 2013). Reception: Texts, Readers, Audiences, History 6 (2014): 82-84.
Amy L. Blair, Reading Up: Middle-class Readers and the Culture of Success in the Early-Twentieth-Century United States (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012). American Literary Realism 45.2 (2013): 183-4.
Joy Jordan-Lake, Whitewashing Uncle Tom's Cabin: Nineteenth-Century Women Respond to Stowe (Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2005). Journal of American History 93.2 (September 2006): 28.
Patricia Crain, The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America From The New England Primer to The Scarlet Letter (Paola Alto: Stanford University Press, 2000). American Quarterly 54.3 (2002): 521-528.
“The Once and Future Book at Ben Gurion University of the Negev” Report on Book Conference in The Book, American Antiquarian Society Newsletter of the Program in the History of the Book in American Culture 47 (March 1999): 4-6.
Michele Moylan and Lane Stiles, Eds., Reading Books: Essays on the Material Text and Literature in America. (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996). SHARP NEWS: The Quarterly Newsletter of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing 8.1 (1998-9): 7-8.