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Zaynaldeen

Zaynaldeen

blackpilled subhuman manlet
Oct 18, 2018
108
I don't really read a lot of books, school made me hate them. I just watch videos now instead, though I don't mind reading huge articles online.
 
RM5998

RM5998

Sack of Meat
Sep 3, 2018
2,206
I like Saki's short stories, especially those surrounding Clovis. My favorites are almost entirely from Beasts and Super-Beasts. And I always try to qualitatively express the amount of random information in my head by saying that I remember that Editha Clubberly's birthday is on the 12th of October.

I love Jonathan Stroud's Bartimaeus trilogy. Hilarious take on a hard magic system involving summoning. Bartimaeus is the most hilarious character I've ever seen. From what little I've seen and been told of Harry Potter (by Potterheads), it isn't half as satirical and medium-bending as this.
 
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Sayo

Sayo

Not 2B
Aug 22, 2018
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My favourite authors based on ouevre are José Saramago and Yukio Mishima.

My favourite books individually are Saramago's Death with Interruptions, Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, Kafka's The Metamorphosis, and Isabel Allende's The House of the Spirits. I'm too tired to talk about them, sorry.
 
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Voldmort

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Sep 23, 2018
287
My favorite author is Sidney Sheldon, but the books I most like are Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire/the Order of the Phoenix, Dante Allighieri's Inferno and the chronicles of ice and fire.
 
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Mage
Mar 26, 2018
544
Off the top of my head...

Authors names:

Kafka

Borges

Emily Dickinson

Douglas Adams

Daniel C. Dennet

Hofstadter

Pirandello

Edoardo Boncinelli

Bukowski
 
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VanHeineken

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Apr 10, 2018
270
Now I remember my favourite book, I read it like 20 years ago. It's called "The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco.
 
Makoto Naegi

Makoto Naegi

Given up.
Oct 20, 2018
22
The Long Walk by Stephen King (Richard Bachman) is amazing. Really deep and relevant to the reason we're on this site.
Also Six of Crows (Leigh Bardugo) and The Picture of Doran Grey (Oscar Wilde)
 
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VanHeineken

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Apr 10, 2018
270
Maldoror by Lautremont
Crash by Ballard
Notes from Underground by Dostoyevsky
Cities of the Red Night by Burroughs


I used to read constantly but cannot concentrate or retain info anymore.

I have also read Burroughs. Long time ago. It was called "Queer".
 
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VanHeineken

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Apr 10, 2018
270
Others:
Sun and Steel by Mishima
Our Lady of the Flowers by Genet
Trial by Kafka
Confessions of a Mask by Mishima
Last Exit to Brooklyn by Selby

I have also read "Last Exit to Brooklyn" by Hubert Selby Jr.
 
AndyCurious

AndyCurious

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Sep 13, 2018
708
Others:
Sun and Steel by Mishima
Our Lady of the Flowers by Genet
Trial by Kafka
Confessions of a Mask by Mishima
Last Exit to Brooklyn by Selby
Mine is My way to hangmans tree
Very shortly written.. Not published yet
Author - Me
 
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VanHeineken

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Apr 10, 2018
270
Off the top of my head...

Authors names:

Kafka

Borges

Emily Dickinson

Douglas Adams

Daniel C. Dennet

Hofstadter

Pirandello

Edoardo Boncinelli

Bukowski

I have also read Duglas Adams "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" and "Ham on Rye" by Bukowski.

Douglas Adams also wrote some books about Dirk Gently, I have at least read one of them. Don't remember the title.
 
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VanHeineken

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Apr 10, 2018
270
Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes.

Edit: And my favorite play is Coriolanus by William Shakespeare.

Once I started to read "Don Quixote" but never finished it. This was around the time I started to have problems concentrate.
 
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Seneca

Student
Jun 30, 2018
176
Burroughs is awesome. I also like 'Speed' by his short-lived son William Burroughs Jr who drank himself to death at age 33.
 
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VanHeineken

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Apr 10, 2018
270
I really like the play "Ghosts" by Henrik Ibsen.
 
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ParamitePie

ParamitePie

Experienced
Oct 11, 2018
218
Once I started to read "Don Quixote" but never finished it. This was around the time I started to have problems concentrate.
It is a lengthy work, but well worth reading. I'd say the same about Coriolanus, but then again I feel an indelible kinship with the two protagonists.
 
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VanHeineken

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Apr 10, 2018
270
Burroughs is awesome. I also like 'Speed' by his short-lived son William Burroughs Jr who drank himself to death at age 33.

Burroughs is one of the beat-poets. Another beat-poet I have read is Jack Kerouac's "On the Road". Great book!
 
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VanHeineken

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Apr 10, 2018
270
I also like the play "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Becket. I think people on this forum should see that play. It's a comment on life.

 
Lra888

Lra888

Enlightened
Sep 30, 2018
1,142
Burroughs is awesome. I also like 'Speed' by his short-lived son William Burroughs Jr who drank himself to death at age 33.
Yes Speed is excellent. Such a depressing and tragic life. There’s a very good biography written about Burroughs Jr called “Cursed from Birth” - very fitting title.
 
Lra888

Lra888

Enlightened
Sep 30, 2018
1,142
Burroughs is one of the beat-poets. Another beat-poet I have read is Jack Kerouac's "On the Road". Great book!

I love Tristessa by Kerouac - it’s about a his relationship with an impoverished addict. Very touching and tragic.
 
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Duqu

Duqu

Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!
Aug 27, 2018
450
I'm soooo excited the last book of one of my favourite series is coming out tomorrow. Can't. WAIT! Sarah J. Maas - the assassin's guild/throne of glass series. OMG so good. I can't Waaaaaait!
 
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ignominia

ignominia

O Rose thou art sick.
Oct 6, 2018
91
Maldoror by Lautremont
Cool, nice to see that someone of here likes him.

Hyperion by Hölderlin
The Demons by Dostoievski
Gravity and Grace by Simone Weil
The Book of the Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa
Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo
The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño
The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire
 
Dog Food

Dog Food

POS
Mar 27, 2018
143
Immortality by Milan kundera
The wind up bird Chronicles by haruki murakami
Cats cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
White noise by Don delillo
 
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RM5998

RM5998

Sack of Meat
Sep 3, 2018
2,206
Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes.

Edit: And my favorite play is Coriolanus by William Shakespeare.

Yeah, Don Quixote was a hilarious read.

I've wanted to read Coriolanus, the same way I've wanted to read the Iliad, but haven't gotten around to either. The Aeneid and Julius Caesar took long enough, and neither was exactly rewarding as far as I'm concerned.