SURPRISING? Slate reveals “The surprising truth about sales of classic novels.” The surprise? People buy them. Yes, that’s right folks. Next, they’ll discover that people listen to classic songs and watch classic movies. Not only that, boys and girls, but they buy more copies of classic books than they do ten-year-old former bestsellers. Unless of course they’re classics.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.