60 Classic Books Everyone Ought to Read
There's a lot of debate as to what makes certain books 'classics' – is it longevity, popularity, literary merit or all of the above? Are all the books we view as 'classic' deserving of that title? Should some lesser-known books be considered 'classics' instead?
There are no easy answers to these questions, and opinions as to which classic books should be read by everyone will always vary. Listed below is a variety of books which are, however, a good starting point.
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