Brazilian /lit/erature thread, meus negos.
>What's your favorite brazilian author?
>What do you think about our contemporary publications?
>Is Mario de Andrade a hack?
And, of course, brazilian /li/ discussion.
So is this book just the disconnected whinings of a failed author for a few hundred pages?
What does /lit/ think of HG Wells? I just read the Time Machine and thought it was pretty solid.
What books do you recommend for forging a strong will or breaking through societies constructs in order to live a free life?
>breaking through societies constructs
do you even have to ask?
Has anything good come out of the balkans? I know of Emil Cioran, but nobody else really.
1. Should I read Infinite Jest
Does anyone know where I can find a PDF of Nectar in a Sieve? Thanks senpaitachi
What author has the best (consistently good, innovative, etc.) cumulative bibliography?
Reposting from /adv/
I'm interested in reading some books, I'd prefer if you'd recommend some good philosophy books and I'm also interested in slavic mythology, Japan in Edo Period, samurais, egyptian mythology, Marx stuff etc.
Thanks in advance.
Which one of you niggers has read this book?
It's pretty good, right?
It can be found here: https://libcom.org/files/__Debt__The_First_5_000_Years.pdf
Ive read so many economic/finance books in the last two years (I had a huge increase in income), and I have to say the three best were Devil Takes the Hindmost, A Random Walk down Wallstreet, and the finance pamphlet by W. Bernstein for millennials:
If you can put it into words, what is it that you would say are the markers of a "good" (where good means rich or literary) book?
How much of it is craft, or the very beauty of the language use? Can an idea-rich, thoughtful piece still be literary even if it is very clunky or ugly (looking at you, Kant)?
How much of it is ideawork or theme? Can a piece that has a masterful aesthetic and gorgeous language-use, but is otherwise vapid and without intent, be literary or valuable?
All the Light We Cannot See won the Pulitzer this year. I have not heard glowing reviews from /lit/, its sorta momfic.
The Man Booker and longlist was awesome this year
The Nobel was great this year.
The Pulitzer non-fic is usually great.
actually quality of a book is subjective to the individual and objective only after time and subjective love by masses of academics and readers alike acclaim it so
Do you like the new-ish direction King's work seems to be taking--more toward the human, less about the overtly supernatural horror?
I personally really enjoy that style--I absolutely adore both 11/22/63 as well as MISERY, both of which I think can actually be called quite richly literary. Even other books like UNDER THE DOME or MR. MERCEDES I really enjoyed too.
What are your thoughts though?
I love UNDER THE DOME. UNDER THE DOME is up there on my list of greatest novels of all time. King's writing in UNDER THE DOME is so evocative that when I was reading UNDER THE DOME, I really did feel like I was UNDER THE DOME myself, right there with all those fictional characters who UNDER THE DOME in Stephen King's novel UNDER THE DOME.
Share your favorite author interviews, bio's, ect
Did Big P write a book in Italian, what's going on here?
>The Borginnis took the idiot to his pallet under a wagonsheet and stripped him to his new underwear and she tucked him into his blanket and kissed him goodnight and the camp grew quiet. When the idiot crossed that blue and smoky amphitheater he was naked once again, shambling past the fires like a balden groundsloth. Then he was standing alone on the shore. He hooted softly and his voice passed from him like a gift that was also needed so that no sound of it echoed back. he entered the water. Before the river reached much past his waist he'd lost...
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