The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from todays top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary...
We've been having fun exploring the "Multiverse" of selected classics, by curating a collection of inventive adaptations. So far, we've featured installments on Alice in Wonderland and the Brontës. Here we offer a collection of ten fabulous takes on The Wizard of Oz. Let us know what you want to see next!
There are many reasons to love the Apple+ show, Ted Lasso. And one of the most compelling of these (for us anyway) is all the books that show up in it! Ted and his loyal sidekick Coach Beard are clearly big readers and the literary figures prominently in their chatter. So while we wait for season three, we are exploring the Ted Lasso library.
Broadway is back! This month, iconic hit musicals like The Lion King, Moulin Rouge, Hamilton, and Wicked are taking to the stage in a massive Broadway revival! But not all of us can make it to NYC right away, so here are a few ways to experience musical joy in the meantime.
Getting young people to read old books can be challenging. One successful approach we’ve come across is to pair the original with a modern take on the story. Here we feature ten classic books matched with fun, updated retellings.
Happy Birthday to the real man behind The Wizard of Oz curtain.