what does lit think of Jack Kerouac other than On The Road?
So I’m in love. And the only thing I know about her is that she likes… Well interesting literature. I read all of Sade. (I think so anyway there might be more, pic shows what i got in my library) Story of O, and Grave desires by Steve Finbow, The Monk Matthew Gregory Lewis, Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch and Necrophilia Variations by Supervert. What should I read next?
Why is it 'cannot' instead of 'can not'?
Who are the best misanthropic authors?
Ludovici is pretty good:
>It has taken us over two thousand years to get back to this position and to restore the ancient Greek's sane and wholesome view of man as a psychosome, whose visible and invisible attributes cannot be judged apart. Meanwhile, such is the havoc that has been wrought by the false dualistic teaching of Christianity that, could an ancient Greek-say Sophocles, or even Aristophanes — be placed at some vantage point in the main shopping centre of any one of our modern cities,...
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Gass is hands down the most misanthropic author ever, which, considering how fucked up his childhood was, makes sense. He makes his close friend--William Gaddis--look like mother Theresa.
Isn't the Illiad an ancient reflection on post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) of war veterans returning home and not being able to adapt to civilian society? Or am I reading it to anachronistically.
Do you read the intros?
Can anyone recommend me some Persian lit/poetry? I've read the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the penguin collection of Hafez and some other poets from Shiraz.
Here with a loaf of bread beneath the bough,
A flask of wine, a book of verse- and thou,
Beside me singing in the wilderness,
And wilderness is paradise enow!
Stuff on Nuclear physics and bomb making to be honest.
Had to select all the images with skyscrapers to post that.
Coincidence? I think not.
What are the pros and cons to audiobooks?
who writes hispanic lit that ISN'T fucking magical realism? tired of that light-hearted crap
Good books not often discussed on /lit/ thread
Books similar to the movie detachment?
Just watched it for the second time and It is so moving.
I picked up dubliners at the local libary.
I have read 5 short stories so far.
It's an excellent book.
Is ulysses like this but longer?
Who has most closely embodied the ubermensch life in history and presently?
For me, it's Rocco
hell be fine
or when do you look up a word?
I use my phone for the dictionary. It's great because it's so much faster to look up words on my phone, plus if needed I can look at images to get a better idea of the word. The downside is I can sometimes get distracted and end up on 4chan for a few minutes before going back to my reading.