Category Archives: Classics

Review: Travels With Charley: In Search of America

Title: Travels With Charley: In Search of America Author: John Steinbeck Original Publication Date: 1962 Edition Read: 2007, Library of America (a collection of Steinbeck novels, including the non-fiction Travels With Charley) Total Pages: 184 Genre: Classic Travel, Memoir Reason … Continue reading

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What We Did Last Summer – The Classic Bribe Wrap-Up

Image Credit Faster than Usain Bolt in the 100 Meters, the summer season has passed us by. Which is always a real bummer for me. I love the pretty foliage here in New England and I can’t wait for my … Continue reading

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Book Review: On the Road

Author: Jack Keroauc Publisher: Viking, 1957 (written in 1951) Genre: Literary Fiction My Rating: B Summary from Amazon: On the Road tells the story of two friends whose four cross-country road trips are a quest for meaning and true experience. … Continue reading

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Review: Suite Francaise

Book Title: Suite Francaise Author: Irene Nemirovsky Original Publication Date: 2004 (written in 1942) Edition Read: 2006 Knopf Total Pages: 395 Genre: Classic Historical Fiction Reason Read: Found on Amazon as a gift for my mother; she gave thumbs up … Continue reading

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The Classic Bribe 2012 Challenge & Giveaway – Get Paid To Read A Classic This Summer, People!

Image Credit I have a passion for the Classics. Classic movies. Classic Cars. Classic Rock. Pretty much anything old school totally rocks my boat. So of course I am a fan of Classic books. I think more readers should be … Continue reading

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Review: Rebecca

Book Title: Rebecca Author: Daphne du Maurier Original Publication Date: 1938 Edition Read: 1956 Doubleday & Co. Total Pages: 357 Genre: Classic Gothic Mystery Reason Read: Found this musty hardcover at the library sale and couldn’t resist Rating: 4 out … Continue reading

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Review: The Catcher In The Rye

Book Title: The Catcher In The Rye Author: J.D. Salinger Original Publication Date: 1951 Edition Read: 1972, Bantam Books Total Pages: 214 Genre: Classic Young Adult/Coming Of Age Reason Read: Result of a rummage through my Classics stash Rating: 4 … Continue reading

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Review: Little Women

Book Title: Little Women Author: Louisa May Alcott Original Publication Date: 1867 Edition Read: 2003, W. W. Norton & Co. Total Pages: 665 Genre: Classic Young Adult/Kid-Lit Reason Read: Re-read inspired by a modern re-telling of one of the book’s … Continue reading

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Classic Inspiration

Mary @ Bookfan left me the most wonderful comment on my personal blog recently.  You see, she wanted to thank me for some inspiration.  That just made my day, let me tell you. Back when I was a wide-eyed college gal, … Continue reading

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Review: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

Book Title: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men Author: James Agee & Walker Evans Original Publication Date: 1941 Edition Read: Mariner Books (2001) Total Pages: 432 Genre: Classic Non-Fiction Reason Read: Group read online Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars … Continue reading

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