Items tagged "classics"

Reader, I Read Classics

The Talking Book Topics magazine is a great way to find up-to-date suggestions on the newest digital books in the LBPH collection, but you won’t find any of the Classics that I love in there. Outside of high school English classes, I’d never explored the oldies-but-goodies. I was more of a young-adult sci-fi fantasy romance […]

Candide, or Optimism

Do you think that we live in the best of all possible worlds? I don’t. And neither did Voltaire. Although written in the 18th century, his novel Candide, or Optimism (DB31736) is still relevant as if it was written today. It is a satire on the current state of the world and the problem of free […]