Classic books

Explore reading lists, articles and features about classic books. From the turbulent love affair in Jane Eyre to the dashing exploits of musketeers, these classic books have been capturing people’s imaginations for years.

June 28, 2022
The J.R.R. Tolkien literary landscape is huge and constantly evolving. It's possible to find limited editions, deluxe editions, illustrated books, box sets and attractive modern editions. The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit are just the start when you visit Middle-earth.
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November 03, 2021
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens was published on December 19 in 1843. Its illustrations helped craft the festive holiday that is celebrated today. Discover illustrated editions of this classic story.
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July 28, 2021
It can be safely said that Jane Austen is one of the best-loved English authors of all time. Born December 16, 1775, Austen made a mark on the literary world with her romantic fiction set among the landed gentry in England.
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July 27, 2021
The mythical, the magical, and the magnificent! Fairy tales are some of our earliest stories and for centuries, children and adults alike have pored over the tales of princes and princesses, beasts and fairies.
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By Richard Davies
June 21, 2021
See our list of the best classic books and why you should read them. From Robert Louis Stevenson to George Orwell, you're bound to find your next best read.
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June 03, 2021
Find early editions, copies in fine bindings and limited edition books of Shakespeare's plays and poems.
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June 03, 2021
"There is no friend as loyal as a book." -- Ernest Hemingway
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June 03, 2021
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, arguably one of the best American writers of all time, lived a brief life and died without knowing his true fame. Fitzgerald lived in Paris after World War I and made a living writing short stories for magazines. He didn't know his novel The Great Gatsby would one day become one of the most read books in America.
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June 03, 2021
Ray Bradbury was a giant of American literature. The man just could not be stopped - in his 91 years of life and a career spanning over 70 years, he wrote nearly a dozen novels and somewhere in the neighborhood of 600 short stories.
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By Beth Carswell
June 03, 2021
"Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter., It's round and wet and crowded. At the outside, babies, you've got a hundred years here. There's only one rule that I know of, babies - God damn it, you've got to be kind." - from God Bless You Mr. Rosewater or Pearls Before Swine.
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By Jessica Doyle
June 03, 2021
Murder, torture and more grisly tales! We went back centuries to find out what really happened to our favorite princesses.
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