Updated: Jun 16
There are countless reasons to read the great literary canon. It has been under attack these past fifty years, and as they say, the chickens have come home to roost. No one reads the Canon anymore. It’s becoming less a requirement even of PhDs, where there was a time when The Canon was read by all literate men. This was the inspiration for The Literary Canon Club. To save it. And to save any reader who has the desire to take up the challenge.