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0w0 wrote

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez.


kore wrote (edited )

I study dusty old books, so:

  • Daodejing
  • Canterbury Tales
  • Oedipus the Tyrant

LostYonder wrote (edited )

Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis

Midaq Alley by Naguib Mahfouz

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe


videl wrote

changes somewhat often but right now they are:

Evil of Banality by Elizabeth Minnich

Technopoly by Neil Postman

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Screwfly Solution by James Tiptree aka Alice Sheldon

The Dispossessed by Ursula K Le Guin

that Crimethinc piece called We Are All Very Anxious


zzuum wrote

I've never been so engrossed in a book as when I was reading House of Leaves by Mark Danielewski


GaldraChevaliere wrote

Politically? I'm not that well read. But books influenced my thoughts a lot, and I never really developed a preference for 'high' literature over 'pulp'. So, if we're talking things I grew up with, Elric of Melnibone taught me that all nobles are lying bastards, no exceptions, and when a system is broken beyond salvation, sometimes the best thing to do is to take the leap and shatter it no matter what happens to you for doing so. Dragonlance taught me about what it means to be actually noble and righteous through Sturm's character arc, and I cried for days when he died.


undersc0rezer0 wrote

The Holy Bible KJV.... Seriously maybe Civil War Badlands. Indulgently Dark Tower Series.


edmund_the_destroyer wrote

Cyrano de Bergerac


fjones wrote (edited )

"Port of Saints", W.S. Burroughs' most tender teen gay love memoir.

"Howl" Allen Ginsberg

"Paterson", W.C. Williams

"Leaves of Grass", Whitman's incredible walk through s. jersey.