Originally Posted by Elfwreck
Possibly-irrelevant tangent: I'm a bit blurry on the definition of "classics." Does that mean any book in the public domain, or books commonly assigned to students to read?
It would be a good idea to decide on a definition that folks agree on ahead of time.
I've seen it defined many ways...
Any PD book
Any PD book that's popular enough to still be in print
Any book at least 40-50 years old that's popular enough to still be in print