#Classic LIterature

Bookish Snobbery: A Defense of Guilty Pleasures Across Time

Bookish snobbery has plagued the word of reading for generations. One reader unpacks that elitism in a defense of "guilty pleasure" reading.


19 of the best Far From the Madding Crowd quotes on love, life, and women.

7 Famous Artists I Would Pick to Illustrate Classic Books

Diego Rivera paints Gabriel García Márquez' ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE, and more author-artist match-ups.

How Do You Get Teens Interested in Classic Literature? Blind Date With a Book!

The nifty way one librarian convinced his students to dig into classic literature.

If Famous Artists Illustrated Classic Books

On Finding a New Definition of “Classic” Literature

No More Book Guilt

Welcome to the Dear Book Nerd podcast, a bi-weekly show that answers YOUR questions about life, love, and literature! My guest this week is the wonderful Saeed Jones. We talk about many bookish topics that deal with things such as how to read with an open mind, what place classics have in our reading lives, how to talk to people who don't like reading, and much, much more.

Literary Pet Names: Canine Edition

On the “Banned” Wagon: The Month in Book Challenges

A Case Against Reading the Classics