#classics

In Defense of the “Modern” Adaptation

In defense of the modern adaptation of classics.

QUIZ: Can You Match the Title to the Puffin Classics Deluxe Edition Cover?

Can you match the title to the Penguin classics deluxe edition?

Best Reissued Classics in the UK

A list of reissued classics in the UK, perfect for gifting to the book lovers in your life.

When You Hate the Classics, But You’re an English Teacher

Why one English teacher hates the classics -- and why that's not a bad thing.

Public Domain Gems That Everyone Needs To Read

Sure, you can re-read "Treasure Island." On the other hand, you can try some new public domain books and find your new favorite undiscovered classic!

50 Must-Read Best Poetry Books

Get more poetry into your life with this list of 50 of the best poetry books, with books from ancient times through today.

15 Literature-Themed Adult Coloring Books

What Makes a Classic: On the Relevance and Status of Literary Classics

Finding the Right Time for the Classics

"Every book has the right time and place in one’s life." Is it better to wait for the right time and place to read daunting books like the classics?

Do We HAVE to Read Children’s Classics?

Working in a children's library as got one Rioter thinking about the merits of giving shelf space to children's classics.

Classic Novels Rewritten as Millennial Clickbait

50 Must-Read Classic Memoirs by Writers of Color

If you're looking to understand a fuller sweep of history and perspectives, start with this list of must-read classic memoirs by writers of color.

The Case For Reading Other Books By Authors You Were Assigned in School

Books by Melville, Steinbeck, Thomas Hardy, and more authors you were assigned in school that you should pick up this summer.

Reading the Classics, 20 Pages a Day

Do you struggle to finish books that are long, old, or complicated? Here are a few tips and tricks for reading (and enjoying!) challenging books.

100 Must-Read Classics in Translation

Gifts for fans of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.