David Finkelstein is a research professor of media and print culture at Queen Margaret University College in Edinburgh.
Alistair McCleery is Professor of Literature and Culture at Napier University in Edinburgh. He is co-author with David Finkelstein of the two standard textbooks in the field,<i An Introduction to Book History</I (Routledge 2005) and <i The Book History Reader</i (Revised Edition, Routledge 2006). He also co-edits <i The Bibliotheck</i , a journal of bibliography and book history. He has published widely on Scottish and Irish literature, particularly Neil Gunn and James Joyce.