Penguin Classics iPhone App Launches with Annotations for 1,500 Titles

By Dianna Dilworth Comment

To celebrate is 65th anniversary, Penguin has launched a new iPhone app, the Penguin Classics Complete Annotated Listing–an app with annotations for 1,500 Penguin Classics and quizzes for 65 books from the series.

The app also has a recommendations tool that aims to be what Urbanspoon is for foodies. The “Discover the Classics” feature recommends classics to read based on a user’s profile interests. Users can shake the phone to get a book recommendation.

Below, we’ve collected a selection of five classics recommended by the iPhone app

1. Hamlet by William Shakespeare

2. Inferno by Dante Alighieri
3. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4. Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka
5. Moby Dick by Herman Melville