#classics

I’m Here To Set You Free: It’s Okay If You Don’t Want To Read The Classics

Many of us may feel like we should all read and automatically enjoy the classics, but it might be time to reconsider this stance.

Who the Heck is Elsie Dinsmore? and Why You Should Care About Who Reads Her Books

Let's talk about the abuse, racism, and other disturbing content in Martha Finley's Elsie Dinsmore children's book series.

Books You Never Knew Had Manga Adaptations

We’ve got something for everyone in this list of manga adaptations, from straight classics to horror reimaginings, including Cinderalla by Junko Mizuno.

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.

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.