Relevant Classics

Here are classics that feel relevant for the modern day!

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana, The Life of Reason, 1905


 

1984 By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by) Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9780451524935
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Published: Signet -

Written more than 70 years ago, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever...

• Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read •


Beloved (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unflinchingly look into the abyss of slavery, from the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner. This spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.


Brave New World By Aldous Huxley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060850524
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - October 17th, 2006

Now more than ever: Aldous Huxley's enduring masterwork must be read and understood by anyone concerned with preserving the human spirit

"A masterpiece. . . . One of the most prophetic dystopian works." —Wall Street Journal 


Fahrenheit 451: A Novel By Ray Bradbury Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451673319
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 10th, 2012

Nearly seventy years after its original publication, Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 stands as a classic of world literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Today its message has grown more relevant than ever before.

Guy Montag is a fireman.


Les Miserables By Victor Hugo, Lee Fahnestock (Translated by), Norman MacAfee (Translated by), Lee Fahnestock (Introduction by), Chris Bohjalian (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Victor Hugo, Lee Fahnestock (Translated by), Norman MacAfee (Translated by), Lee Fahnestock (Introduction by), Chris Bohjalian (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9780451419439
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Published: Signet - October 1st, 2013

NOW A SIX-PART MINISERIES ON MASTERPIECE ON PBS

The only completely unabridged paperback edition of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece—a sweeping tale of love, loss, valor, and passion.


The Invisible Man By H. G. Wells, Christopher Priest (Introduction by), Andy Sawyer (Notes by), Patrick Parrinder (Editor) Cover Image
By H. G. Wells, Christopher Priest (Introduction by), Andy Sawyer (Notes by), Patrick Parrinder (Editor)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780141439983
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Published: Penguin Classics - September 27th, 2005

Depicting one man's transformation and descent into brutality, H.G. Wells's The Invisible Man is a riveting exploration of science's power to corrupt


To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060935467
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - July 5th, 2005

Voted America's Best-Loved Novel in PBS's The Great American Read

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred


The Color Purple: A Novel By Alice Walker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143135692
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Published: Penguin Books - December 10th, 2019

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alice Walker's iconic modern classic is now a Penguin Book.