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Book recs! Anonymous 80004

What are you guys reading? I am compiling a book list to read over the summer. Give me your suggestions!

Anonymous 80018

>>80004
The Iliad
The Oddyssey
New Oxford Bible translation
Phenomenology of the Spirit
Being and Time
Being and Nothingness

Anonymous 80021

>>80018
>New Oxford Bible translation
No, don't read this. It's really boring and repetitive. Or at least only read sections.

Anonymous 80027

No Longer Human- Osamu Dazai
Confessions of a mask- Mishima
Lady Chatterley's Lover- D.H. Lawrence

Anonymous 80028

>>80018
What a moid post

Anonymous 80031

>>80027
You doing okay?

Anonymous 80032

Ficciones

Anonymous 80035

>>80032
>>80027
Love you both.

Anonymous 80038

>>80021
Is that so? I'll keep that in mind.

>>80018
Ah,this list is just what I was reading, if you also want suggestions, I recommend:
Programming and Metaprogramming in the Human Biocomputer.
The Romantic Manifesto.
The Tao Te Ching

Anonymous 80039

If you like history books, I would suggest Imprimatur, Secretum, Veritas and Mysterium by Monaldi and Sorti.

Anonymous 80041

>>80039
Yes! I love history books. I was a history major and miss learning new things. I have The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire gathering dust on my bookshelf. Though people say to just watch Roman history videos lol.
>The Iliad
>The Oddyssey
these are on my bookshelf too! I'm planning to read 100 books over the summer. My brain feels rotted from passively watching anime and playing video games lol.
>Lady Chatterley's Lover- D.H. Lawrence
I intend to read all of Lawrence's works.
>No Longer Human- Osamu Dazai
So many people have read this book and recommend it, so I'm going to read this too!
Books I've read in 2021 so far:
>Half a life long romance
>100 years of solitude
>Flowers for Algernon
And a bit of the brothers Karamazov though I think you should read his books in order of publication.

Anonymous 80042

>>80041
>I'm planning to read 100 books over the summer.
Godspeed, that's a huge amount.
> I was a history major and miss learning new things.
Then I would also like to suggest books written by C. C. Humphreys (especially 'Vlad: The Last Confession' and 'A Place Called Armageddon'), though fair warning that while his books are based on historical happenings for the most part, there are some OC additions to make the books a bit more entertaining so if that's not your cup of tea, avoid him. Steven Pressfield is also a fantastic author, love his books on Alexander the Great, but he's got other really great works about different historical figures/events.

Anonymous 80043

I'm reading Kingsbridge by Ken Follett right now. I don't know a lot about books but I enjoyed it so far.

>>80027
No Longer Human sounds very interesting, I just ordered it.

Anonymous 80046

>>80018
>Being and Time
based
>no Thus Spoke Zarathustra
cringe

Anonymous 80146

>>80041
I cried so fucking much the first time I read Flowers for Algernon. I used to cry at books all the time when I was a kid, even just sad parts in ordinary children's novels, but I read FfA around about the time I started secondary school and I was straight up in tears for hours.

Anonymous 80177

Nice thread >.< I just finished reading The Women's Room by Marilyn French and it was very good. also any nonfic book recs? could be about anything, i love learning

Anonymous 80179

>>80041
>planning to read 100 books over the summer.
You're not going to buy them, are you?

Anonymous 80189

>>80146
Oh yeah it's such a sad book and can easily bring you to tears. I read it the first time when I was 11 but decided to reread it again this year since I have such a small number of physical books. Still hits you in the feels. Crazy to think that it was considered a sci-fi short story in its time lol.
>>80179
No, definitely not! Too much money lol. I might use free book websites. Right now I am reading this book: https://archive.org/details/hmpulhamesqui00marq The site has a lot of archived books too. Do you know any other free pdf and book sites? I don't have an e-reader so I will just read on my laptop or phone. I do plan on buying physical books to read on the beach though.
>>80177
Death of Woman Wang
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
They're history related so it might be boring but they're both good books!

Anonymous 80196

Shouldn't this be moved to /media/?

Anonymous 80197

>>80004
Just finished Kokoro by Natsume Soseki and it ended up being much more depressing than I thought it would be lol. Or maybe it's just me.
Just started reading The Baron in the Trees and it's interesting so far. Besides those I have copies of Some Prefer Nettles by Tanizaki and The House of the Spirits by Allende I'm waiting to start.

>>80041
I LOVE 100 Years of Solitude, great read

Anonymous ## Cleanup crew 80199

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