Brontës, Selfies, Babies, Frankenstein, & More | Classic Returns

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This time out, we spotlight classics of literature, art, fashion, pregnancy bibles, and coming-of-age stories.

Radicals, Fashionistas, Politicos, Young Jane, & More | Classic Returns

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A crazy roundtable of reissues this month, including early works by Austen, a Black Panther’s memoir, a Chinese immigrant’s awakening, a theological thriller, a street graffiti bible, and more.

Antiheroes, Dancers, Bridges, L.A. Stories | Classic Returns

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The “Classic Returns” column is back with intercultural essays, a full roster of femmes and hommes fatales, an art critic’s black comedy, and a dancing de Mille’s memoir with an excellent new foreword.

November Remembering | Classic Returns

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The themes this month: cute dogs; autism; cross-dressing; vintage dressing; the idiocy of war; the aftereffects of the Holocaust and of AIDS.

Beautiful Books | Classic Returns

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Books of art, design, dressmaking, and beauty rule this edition of LJ’s “Classic Returns” column.

Covering the Classics: Q&A with Book Designer Coralie Bickford-Smith | Classic Returns

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A Q&A with award-winning book designer Coralie Bickford-Smith.

Life During Wartime | Classic Returns

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A pre–Memorial Day “Classic Returns” looks at war stories and tales of survival during wartime.

Road to Elsewhere | Classic Returns

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Classic Returns travels from ancient Greece to postwar Hungary and points in between this month.

Fiction and Fantasy for Moderns | Classic Returns

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This month’s Classic Returns column features earlier novels by current fan favorites; a reissued family saga; a tale of second chances; and two collections from the “Oddly Modern Fairy Tales” series published by Princeton University.

Fiddler at 50, Anna x 3, Tove’s 100th, 30 Years of Chelsea Green, and More | Classic Returns

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December’s Classic Returns column sings happy birthday to Fiddler on the Roof, celebrates Tove Jansson’s centennial, and congratulates Chelsea Green on 30 years of cutting-edge books. Also: Trollope, Turing, and three new Anna Kareninas!