Post the best books about war: fiction, nonfiction, essays, novels, memoirs, etc.
Posting stuff I was advised to read but haven't read myself yet.
What are some books, where the main character is losing his humanity, and became a utter monstrosity.
ITT: Describe a normal action as cryptically as you can and we try to guess what it is
melted gold burns the pristine
white around you,
sulfur will flow from these stains
in times to come, swerve in time,
you must swerve and stay
steady once you find the sizzling,
steady on it
What is a good crime book I can get for Christmas ?
any books similar to snowpiercer?
HELLO, IT'S ME, THE BOOKS MEME MAN. ASK ME ANY QUESTION AND I SHALL ANSWER
REALITY AND THE ARTIST ARE LIKE MAN AND WIFE. THE ARTIST SEEKS TO MAKE SENSE OF REALITY THROUGH HIS ART, AND REALITY CHANGES EVER SO SUBTLY WITH EACH INTERPRETATION IN ART. BY THE END, IT IS ARTISTS INTERPRETING THEIR OWN AND EACH OTHERS ART, AS ART BECOMES REALITY AND REALITY MIRRORS ART
I've just discovered zizek and I find that as autistic as he is he makes some good points. I want to read his stuff, where should I start?
I think he's a fraud who's magnum opus - a synthesis of Lacan and Hegel, is retarded and bastardizes the thought of both thinkers. He's more of a weird mix of Hegelianism and Structuralism than he is a Marxist. Zizek's political tracts are almost entirely confused half-rants about things based entirely upon prejudice and psychoanalytical inference over any hard empirical evidence, which has its moments but tends to fall short when the inference isn't based on any, well, evidence. His actual...
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>hasn't read every single book written in the western world before it
>thinking you understood any of it
>If it were not for these stories—jokes—jests I should die; they give vent—are the vents of my moods and gloom
What did he mean by this?
What are the best books about nordic mythology?
nice intro essay: elementary spirits (elementargeister) by heinrich heine
ah man i saw a movie once about a monk who was traveling from greece up the volga, and he gets kidnapped by a team of vikings and they end up travelling to norway and doing battle with these cave dwelling creatures who're half-wolf, half-man
ah man it was sick af
Is this a good book?
Fountainhead gets the theory across and is way shorter.
Hey /lit/, One of the things on my bucket list is to write at least one book.
Do you have any tips or guides? I excel in English but being the worrier I am, I want my only book not to be trash worthy.
I would greatly appreciate it as it may help me write better in general. Please turn my grammer into grammar.
>I want my only book not to be trash worth
that's gonna take a lot of writing. you have to write through a bunch of shit before you get anything good, no shortcuts.
read a lot of good novels too.
Where were you when a new age of /lit/ began?
Who the motherfuck was that Greek mofo condemned to some plane of the underworld where he would eternally attempt to push a large stone up a slope, but without fail near what he perceived as the top, the stone would become too heavy and roll back to the bottom. This would continue without end.
What's the most complex and difficult book ever written?