Twenty Vintage Red Spines classics to read this summer

Books that stand the test of time, meet the new Vintage Classics.

In the words of Italo Calvino, ‘a classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say’. In 2007 we launched the now iconic Vintage Classics Red Spines bringing contemporary designs and introductions from modern authors to much loved classics.

This summer we are launching a redesign of the list with twenty titles, ten much-loved classics already on the list and we’re thrilled to welcome ten new titles to the classics list. From Fiction to Memoir, Non-Fiction to a Graphic Novel, there is a classic here for every reader.

Unsure which ones you should read first? Use our quiz to pair you with your perfect pick. 

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