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If a publisher declares a book to be a classic, as Penguin has been doing for the past 75 years with its Classics series, and since 1961 with the Modern Classics offshoot, it raises a number of potentially knotty questions. What makes a book a classic? Who gets to decide? And will todayโ€™s classic still be a classic in 10 yearsโ€™ time, let alone 50 or 100?Read More →