American Literature and the Free Market, 1945-2000. Cambridge: Cambridge UP.
Gamelife: A Memoir. New York, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
White Out: The Secret Life of Heroin. Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden.
Writing Against Time. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford UP.
Black Dogs and Blue Words: Depression and Gender in the Age of Self-Care. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers UP.
Studies in the History of the English Language II: Unfolding Conversations, ed. (with Anne Curzan). Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
The Appearance of Print in Eighteenth-Century Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge UP.
Family Fictions: Narrative and Domestic Relations in Britain, 1688-1798. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP.
Inventing Americans in the Age of Discovery: Narratives of Encounter. Burlington, VT: Ashgate.
The Novel and The Menagerie: Totality, Englishness, and Empire. Columbus, OH: Ohio State UP.
The American Roman Noir: Hammett, Cain, and Chandler. Athens, GA: U of Georgia P.
Dashiell Hammett. New York: MacMillan.
Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s. Oxford: Oxford UP.
How “American” is Globalization? Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP
Raymond Chandler. New York: MacMillan.
William Carlos Williams and the Painters, 1909-1923. Athens, OH: Ohio UP.
Folk Roots and Mythic Wings in Sarah Orne Jewett and Toni Morrison. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State UP.
From Attention to Meaning: Explorations in Semiotics, Linguistics, and Rhetoric. New York: Peter Lang.
Mental Spaces in Discourse and Interaction, ed. (with Anders Hougaard). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Short Plays for the Long-Living (with Roger Cornish). New York: Baker.
Final Salute. New York: Penguin.
Obit: Inspiring Stories of Ordinary People who led Extraordinary Lives. Boulder, CO: Pruett.
Life on the Death Beat: A Handbook for Obituary Writers (with Alana Baranick and Steve Miller). Portland, OR: Marion Street.
Uncanny Bodies: The Coming of Sound Film and the Origins of the Horror Genre. Berkeley: U of California P.
The Dickinson Sublime. Madison, WI: U of Wisonsin P.
Emily Dickinson and Philosophy. (with Marianne Noble and Jed Deppman). Cambridge: Cambridge UP.
Faulkner’s Career: An Internal Literary History. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP.
Bombay Time. New York: Picador USA/St. Martin’s.
Everybody’s Son. New York: HarperCollins.
First Darling of the Morning. New York: HarperCollins.
If Today Be Sweet. New York: Morrow/HarperCollins.
The Secrets Between Us. New York: Harper
The Space Between Us. New York: Morrow/HarperCollins.
The Story Hour. New York: HarperCollins.
The Weight of Heaven. New York: HarperCollins.
The World We Found. New York: Harper.
When I Carried You in My Belly. Philadelphia: Running Press
Somatic Fictions: Imagining Illness in Victorian Culture. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP.