Review

Review: When is a classic a classic? When it's included in a compendium

By Colin Steele
May 21 2022 - 2:00pm
Around the world, but through books. Picture: Shutterstock

World Book Night is celebrated each year on April 23. Around the World in 80 Books (Pelican, $45), by David Damrosch, the director of Harvard's Institute for World Literature, would seem to be essential reading on that night.

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