In celebration of its 80th anniversary in 2007, the Strand Bookstore asked customers to vote for their favourite books.
The Strand 80 is the list of the top 80 of those books.
The list can be found here: http://www.strandbooks.com/app/www/p/booklist/?listid=strand80
I visited NYC recently, home of the mighty Strand Bookstore.
Since “read the classics” is a slightly ill-defined goal – when does it end? – I’ve decided to consider it complete when I’ve read the Strand 80, a list Strand compiled for its 80th birthday in 2007, containing 80 titles customers voted as their favourites.
The Bookstore’s list:
A more copy-paste friendly version of the list is here:
after 3 or 4 years of tiresome searching for frames i liked well enough to put on my face, moving overseas spurred me to make a better effort before i left. i bought a few boxes of contact lenses from the optometrist at the same time, but haven’t worn them since getting my glasses. :)