Classic Booklovers Earns 2018 dotComm Award for Web Excellence

ROCKVILLE, MD - Classic Booklovers received a distinguished 2018 Gold dotComm Award for its website in the business to consumer category.   The website continues to expand monthly with currently more than 75 classic book titles - from Moby Dick to The Adventures of...

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at 200

Born on August 30, 1797 in London, England, Mary Wollestonecraft Shelley is best known for her gothic novel, Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus in 1818. This year the gothic horror novel celebrates it bicentenniel.   Frankenstein was published anonymously when...

April is National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month. It's the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, teachers, booksellers, librarians, curators, bloggers and poets marking poetry's important place in our culture and our lives.   The...

Celebrating Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday!

Classic Booklovers opened two years ago today on Edgar Allan Poe's birthday. Born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts, Poe was an American writer, critic and poet famous for his poetry and tales of mystery, horror and imagination. His great classic works...

Frankenstein Turns 200 Years Old

Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus turns 200 years old in 2018 and is alive and well! Is it man or monster? The gothic novel was first published anonymously in January 1818 and continues to entertain us today.   Written by Mary Wollestonecraft Shelley when she was...

Happy Birthday Franz Kafka!

Born on July 3, 1883, Franz Kafka was an influential novelist and short story writer. His classic works, including The Trial, The Metamorphosis, The Castle, and Amerika, blend realism with rich imagination and the absurd.   Published in 1915, the Metamorphosis (Die...