Thread: MobileRead May 2011 Book Club Nominations
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:24 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by JSWolf View Post
A classic book does not just have to be in the public domain. So the idea that the definition of a classic as a moldy oldie is just incorrect. Can we have a proper use of the term classic for a change?

I feel we should have a vote on this and decide the use of the term classic as PD only is highly incorrect.
I didn't see the "(in the public domain)" as a definition of a classic; only a further qualification for this month's pick. I agree with you though. Gone With the Wind is certainly a classic, but not yet PD.
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