Thug Notes: A Street-Smart Guide to Classic Literature

Thug Notes: A Street-Smart Guide to Classic Literature

by Sparky Sweets PhD


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Sparky Sweets, PhD, and Wisecrack proudly present this outrageously funny, ultra-sharp guide to literature based on the hit online series, Thug Notes. Inside, you'll find hilarious plot breakdowns and masterful analyses of sixteen of literature's most beloved classics, including: Things Fall Apart, To Kill a Mockingbird, HamletThe Catcher in the Rye, Lord of the Flies, Pride and Prejudice, and more!
The series Thug Notes has been featured on BET, PBS, and NPR and has been used in hundreds of classrooms around the world. Whether you’re a student, teacher, or straight-up literary gangster like Dr. Sweets, Thug Notes has got you covered. You'll certainly never look at literature the same way again.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101873045
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/18/2015
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 536,211
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sparky Sweets, PhD is a professor at the school of hard knocks.

Table of Contents


Romeo and Juliet

To Kill a Mockingbird

Pride and Prejudice

The Great Gatsby

Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus

Invisible Man

Lord of the Flies


A Raisin in the Sun


Fahrenheit 451

The Catcher in the Rye

Crime and Punishment

Things Fall Apart

The Color Purple

The Scarlet Letter


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