The Idea of the Book: an Exploration. This long-term project, now well-advanced, is a study of the western European codex, the metaphors it has engendered, its historic hegemony, and the methods we have used, innocently or critically, to understand it, all in the setting of the present anxieties about its future in the light of the digital turn.
Radisson: A Seventeenth Century Life. Biography of the noted explorer. In progress.
[with Carolyn Podruchny], The Autobiography of John McDonald of Garth, and related documents. Proposal being developed for The Champlain Society, Toronto.
“Memory and Authority: Revisiting Samuel Hearne at Bloody Fall.” In progress.
[with Peter H. Russell], [ tentative title: A History of RALUT, the Retired Academics and Librarians of the University of Toronto, 2001-2015]. In progress.
[with Joseph L. Black], an edition of the library catalogue of Prince Rupert of the Rhine. In development.