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We Want to See These Writers Retell Classic Books!

Have you noticed all the modern retellings of classic books floating around the zeitgeist these days? From Maleficent to Cinder to Wicked, it seems as if contemporary storytellers can’t get enough of giving the literary canon a 21st Century makeover. It got us thinking—what modern writers would we like to see take on old turf, and which classics would we pair them with? Get your bookworm butt into this slideshow to find out!