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Miscellaneous Thu Mar 03 2011

Classics Go Head to Head at Open Books

Open Books is holding their first ever classics competition. Yes, that means classic books are competing against each other to win the title of Open Books Classic. There are two divisions - the "Classic" division which includes your Tolstoy, your Orwell, your Salinger, etc.; and the "Modern Classic" division, which includes your Eugenides, your Franzen, your Gaiman, etc. Cast your votes here and stop by the Open Books store at 213 W. Institute Pl. to see the bracket standings in the window or check them on Twitter or Facebook. My money's on The Corrections and Pride and Prejudice - who's your favorite to win?

 
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