Brian J. McDonald. "The Franklin Library, the 'Signed Sixty,' and the Evolution of 20th Century Subscription Publishing." Publishing History 84 (2021): 99-117.
Brian J. McDonald. "A Note on Philip Roth's Franklin Library 'Special Messages.'" Philip Roth Studies 16.2 (2020): 93-100.
Brian J. McDonald. “Magic, Matriarchs and Manuscripts: The Alice Hoffman Papers.” Resources for American Literary Study 41.1 (2019): 27-44.
Brian J. McDonald. Review of Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel by Leah Garrett. Studies in the Novel 48.2 (2016): 250-251.
Brian J. McDonald. "Philip Roth's Mock Lincoln." Canadian Review of American Studies 44 (Summer, 2014): 389-401.
Brian J. McDonald (2012, Fall), Review of Roth and Trauma: The Problem of History in the Later Works by Aimee Pozorski. Philip Roth Studies, 8, no. 2, 209-213.
Brian J. McDonald (2009, Winter), The Hudson Review Archives: An Overview. Princeton University Library Chronicle, LXX, 321-333.
Brian J. McDonald (2008), ‘Nothing you can believe is not coming true’: Don DeLillo’s Underworld and the End of the Cold War Gothic. Gothic Studies, 10, 94-109.
Brian J. McDonald (2006, Fall), Post-Holocaust Theodicy, American Imperialism and the ‘very Jewish Jesus’ of Norman Mailer’s The Gospel According to the Son. Journal of Modern Literature, 30, 78-90.
Brian J. McDonald (2004), 'The Real American Crazy Shit:’ On Adamism and Democratic Individuality in American Pastoral. Studies in American Jewish Literature, 23, 27-40.