Over many years, the Canto imprint has collected the some of the best Cambridge University Press titles into a uniform paperback series. Some of the most accessible writing the Press has ever published, these classics were written with the informed general reader in mind.
The Canto Classics series expands on that great tradition. Crossing a wide range of topics and disciplines, the eclectic series highlights essential, influential and provocative writings from renowned thinkers and scholars past and present, from G. H. Hardy and C.S. Lewis to David Crystal and Shahn Majid. Whether focusing on the lives of individuals, or the history of nations, or the age of the universe, Canto Classics exhibit the breadth of Cambridge scholarship and are compelling reading in their own right.