Penguin Classics Presents: What Makes a Classic? Writing a New Canon
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Capitol Extension Room E2.010
1100 Congress Avenue, Austin Texas

What makes a classic book a “classic”? Join Elda Rotor, Vice President and Publisher of Penguin Classics, as she talks with novelist Andrea Lawlor, YA author LL McKinney, and T Kira Madden about what qualifies certain books for the classics shelf, those books that may have been overlooked as “classics,” and the kind of literature coming out today that has the lasting power of a classic.

  • Moderator: Elda Rotor
  • Book Signing: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Texas Monthly TBF Book Signing Tent, Congress Avenue

Andrea Lawlor, L.L. McKinney, T Kira Madden, Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl, A Dream So Dark, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls


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