A classic stands the test of time. The work is usually considered to be a representation of the period in which it was written; and the work merits lasting recognition. In other words, if the book was published in the recent past, the work is not a classic. A classic has a certain universal appeal. Great works of literature touch us to our very core beings--partly because they integrate themes that are understood by readers from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of experience. Themes of love, hate, death, life, and faith touch upon some of our most basic emotional responses.

Anna Karenina
A Moveable Feast
William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return
The Red Pony
My Life in Middlemarch
No Exit
Alias Hook
Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version
Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary
Fahrenheit 451
The French Lieutenant's Woman
White Nights


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    The Garden
    A love story for the Heart and Soul. Winner of the prestigious Premier's Book Awards in Western Australia.

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    Ruth's Journey: The Story of Mammy from Gone with the Wind
    Release date: Oct 14, 2014

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  • Ruined by Marian Manseau Cheatham
    Ruined (Stratford High, Book One)
    Release date: Jul 02, 2014
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    The reason for the unreason with which you treat my reason , so weakens my reason that with reason I complain of your beauty.
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    Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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