Has anyone ever read a bad one?
The recently published 'Popular Penguins' series takes the books back to the their original design aesthetic. The come across as novelty items these days, but back in the 30's when they were first released they were considered modern, yet classical. (nice - cover your bases guys)
Gill Sans and Times New Roman - modern yesterday, classic today.
Try out the Widget above - pretty useful if you're looking for a book.