which hemingway book should i start with?
You can start anywhere and go anywhere. I would recommend starting with his novels and of those the ones that were published in his lifetime. In my experience A Farewell to Arms is the worst received of his novels so maybe start somewhere else.
Which one of the brothers is your favourite, and why?
What fonts best fit different moods in books?
For instance, Blood Meridian's (it looks sort of like Georgia but I know it isn't) perfectly mirrors the bleak, biblical, 1800s feel.
How do I choose the greatest font?
Is there a word that describes someone being cryptic but needlessly so or in an obnoxious and bullshit sort of way?
>NEW CORMAC MCCARTHY BOOK, ‘THE PASSENGER,’ UNVEILED
>Other previous novels have subtly woven in science, but according to Krakauer The Passenger will place science in the foreground. “It's everywhere,” he says. Just as the author went through an “Appalachian phase” and a “Southwest phase”—the terms used by scholars to describe his early and middle works—Krakauer says the new book is going to be “full-blown Cormac 3.0—a mathematical...
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lol, who cares nerd. This is an anime imageboard.
>Other previous novels have subtly woven in science, but according to Krakauer The Passenger will place science in the foreground
What's your favorite book title?
>Fear and Trembling
Just bought a used copy for 4 dollars.... what should i expect and how should i approach this book?
Not bad advice... I would say read it with a grain of salt, take notes on the general outline of his history (because it's better viewed in chronological charts than in paragraphs) and analyse it from your own vantage point on history.
Am I the only one with an increasing anxiety caused by the fact that it is possible that you've already read what could be the best books you'll read in your life time?
I bought The Book of Disquiet and it was a trimmed version. Some faggot took some of the pieces and built it's own version...
How is not that fucking ilegal?
I don't even have a receipt.
Hello /lit/, trying to read more and have by listening to audiobooks while I commute to and from work. I have been using Librivox for my free audiobook downloads but and slowly running out of interesting books on that site. Any good sites with free audiobook downloads (no subscription) someone can point me in the direction of? Picture completely unrelated.
I believe bookz (in the wiki/sticky) has some, I remember listening to Lolita by Jeremy Irons (e.g. Scar in The Lion King) and The Picture of Dorian Gray by Stephen Fry and I'm certain I got at least one of them off IRC. They're both fantastic, by the way--I especially enjoyed Irons' reading, though I sadly ended up straying from the audiobook and went back to the written word. I would check bookz on IRC though, and any other audiobook channel.
Additionally, you can always go for TPB, stream from...
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What am I getting myself into?
Bad idea to read this if I haven't read any of his other work?
What are the main problems of New Sincerity?
What are the more recent literary/art movements that you identify with?
I think some might argue that New Sincerity might place an upper limit on the amount of depth a work can have--that irony is somehow necessary for nuanced thought.
I of course disagree with that contention a lot though, and identify strongly with New Sincerity, as well as other post-postmodern, or post-ironic, movements.
For all talks of sincerity it seems to still operate on the inescapable epistemological basis of post-modernism which necessarily begets working with and through irony. I feel like the true spectrum people work on nowadays isn't sincerity-irony but awareness from the outsider savant to the hyper (self) aware
Can we all agree that Hop on Pop is the best Seuss book?
Nothing. You'll have no nostalgic connection with his work.
They're excellent children's books for many ages, and you might take some enjoyment from the simple, profound lessons his more mature books teach. Nothing life-changing, just a brief, cozy immersion in the simple comfort his prose creates, and the imagery which accompanies it.
Somebody help me here?
>read only non-fiction
>books are either too general and lacking or specific and pedantic
>end up not learning enough for the time applied
How do I choose my history, sociology, philosophy, etc, books? Do I have to start with the greeks to understand the Middle-Upper paleolithic transition?:
>Do I have to start with the greeks to understand the Middle-Upper paleolithic transition?
Also, threads like these severely underestimate the mankind's existing knowledge and literature.
You need to read the specific works of (insert philosopher/historian/whatever) that were dedicated to specific topics (e.g Schopenhauers essay on women, not memeing, totally serious just giving an example).
critique my oc poem /lit/ :)
that's like crispin glover in back to the future.
he's like, i never show anyone my writing. what if they didn't think it was any good. boy that crispin fucked up his career asking for too much money for part 2.