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Predictions from the 1930s

By posted at 2:00 pm on December 1, 2012 1

In 1936, The Colophon, a now-defunct quarterly for book collectors, asked its readers to list ten authors “whose works would be considered classics in the year 2000.” Their first six answers hold up. The next four? Not so much.





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One Response to “Predictions from the 1930s”

  1. Brendan
    at 12:46 pm on December 2, 2012

    None of George Santayana’s work is considered classic? That’s news to me.

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