Monday, September 26, 2011

The Top 10 Books Lost to Time

Smithsonian MAgazine has a fascinating article listing "The Top 10 Books Lost To Time" by authors like Shakespeare, Homer, Melville, Plath, Hemingway, and an unknown monk explorer. Much more info at the link, but the list is:

1. Homer’s Margites
2. Lost Books of the Bible
3. William Shakespeare’s Cardenio
4. Inventio Fortunata
5. Jane Austen’s Sanditon
6. Herman Melville’s The Isle of the Cross
7. Thomas Hardy’s The Poor Man and the Lady
8. First draft of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
9. Ernest Hemingway’s World War I novel
10. Sylvia Plath’s Double Exposure

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