The Banned, the Bands, Autobios, & More | Classic Returns


In honor of Banned Books Week, we present two censored authors and many other icons and iconoclasts of yore.

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


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


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.

Tales of Terror | Pre-Halloween Classic Returns


LJ counts down the days to Halloween with a trick-or-treat sampling of some great rereleases by kings (and a queen) of chill.

Deaf Separatists, Goddesses, Spies, Pies, and Supertalls | Classic Returns


For today’s post, I found a deaf-separatist fiction title that the original publisher likened to John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces; an 1824 title said to be the “first American cookbook”; several anniversary reprints; Joseph Campbell’s thoughts on goddesses; and a soaring salute to skyscrapers, updated for the 21st century.