Recommend some books on humour theory.
On how to write good jokes.
If you had to choose, do you agree with John Locke or Thomas Hobbe's philosophy?
Was Ligotti right?
Pls don't delete this thread, modbros.
I feel like buying something really modern soon, but I'm not sure what. I sometimes think all the truly great books have been written and released, I guess. Sad if true.
What do you think about him ?
I have bought "the essential Frithjof Schuon" but a lot of it i don't really understand tbqh
I am fairly aquainted with traditionalist thought but i think Schuon's language is very dense.
I, for long used my Kobo to read Epub, but many books that interest me are in pdf, and I think we all agree that it's horrible to read on Kobo.
I've came to ask if any of you know a way to change the program with a better one, more adapted to pdf reading, like you can do with RockBox for some walkman.
I, in advance, apologize if you can't understood someparts of what I wrote, english isn't my first langage so sometimes my sentences may seems strange.
I'm not sure there's really a good program for converting pdf to some kind of text. It's a process that goes against the pdf format in a way, which is designed to lock up elements on a page.
Names of books (narrative, poetry or theatre) with existencial topics, that have been published after 1960, and that could be placed among the classic books of that genre, being those the ones by Dostoievski, Kafka, Camus, Sartre...
Have you read any good books or essays on education? I'm interested in education reform, coming from the Western world in which our education system (and entire socio-political hierarchy) is completely doomed if it keeps going in the same direction.
Is there any value in reading this?
It's there a name for this idea?
You have some text your read in some electronic form, let's say a tablet/smartphone.
At some points a simple decision check is done where you choose between the actions the character will do or stuff he'll say.
This can have small or big impacts on the story.
Does this has a name?
I remember reading somewhere the term interactive literature.
>inb4 it's just a VN
Choose your adventure story? They used to be pretty common in print form some decades ago. Of course digitalization offers lot more possibilities.
Maybe you could call it non-visual visual novel :^)
post your favorite non-fiction books and we can discuss them
Definately that one.
I'd go with Frans de Waal or Kate Distin over that. But in terms of favourite non-fiction it would be Fear and Trembling or The World as Will and Representation. Tom Paine is good too - Rights of Man/The Age of Reason.
ITT: we go on amazon and find the most cringeworthy reviews we can for esteemed books
I don't know, guess he just wanted to read child porn but got literature instead
Reaction, might be even more cringeworthy
any polish authors that are known abroad? Tokarczuk, Zagajewski, Witkacy, Milosz, Schulz? - i see them regularly in different libraries. Anyone?
What are the greatest works inspired by Nietzsche?