Little Black Classics

My set of 80 Little Black Classics finally arrived from the UK! Penguin, the book publisher, is turning 80 and to celebrate they published 80 Little Black Classics for 80p (aka £0.80). The Little Black Classics, according to Waterstones “celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions” (

To see the list in full read the article The Guardian and here