Originally Posted by JSWolf
If we end up keeping classic in December, I'm going to nominate Harry Potter for the December read.
You're free to nominate it, but I doubt you'll get the requisite number of supporting votes to put it on the ballot. And you'll face a lot of contempt for insisting that a book less than 20 years old is a "classic."
Popularity, even with immense current relevance, is not the same as staying power.