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9 out of 10...maybe even better than The Giving Tree
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do you just read pynchon in a loop ?
not that there's any thing wrong with that
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featherboa wrote:do you just read pynchon in a loop ?
not that there's any thing wrong with that
Slowly working my way through. Bleeding Edge up next.

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"Mao II" - Don DeLillo

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Shocked that I don't see more input from Meatgrease in this thread.
The guy strikes me as quite the bibliophile, so I'm naturally curious as to what books have come across his desk as of late.
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He has an entire Google Drop Box full of hate faxes so I don't know what you're talking about
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He has an entire Google Drop Box full of hate faxes so I don't know what you're talking about
I'd be careful what you make fun of him for, I
wouldn't want to hear any gloves hitting the floor.
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I became fully redpilled by the summer of 2015 but was already holding back as early as 2014. Before that I was a anarcho punk.

Ideally, society should be organized via a warrior-priest aristocracy.

I can trace my ancestry all the way back to historic germanic tribal chieftains in fact.

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Glub wrote:
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Shocked that I don't see more input from Meatgrease in this thread.
The guy strikes me as quite the bibliophile, so I'm naturally curious as to what books have come across his desk as of late.
Jofa said he was reading Thomas Hobbes "Leviathan". With his aspies obsessive focus now directed at becoming an uber facist I wouldn't be surprised if Barger is more well read than meatgrease at this point.
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I read books. I read lots of books. And these are tremendous books, let me tell you. Just the best books.

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MeatGrease wrote:
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I read books. I read lots of books. And these are tremendous books, let me tell you. Just the best books.
Not clever.
Not funny.
Not interesting.
Instead of attempting to be those things, do whatever is going to hasten the day of your suicide/unsuccessful mass shooting.
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Ideally, society should be organized via a warrior-priest aristocracy.

I can trace my ancestry all the way back to historic germanic tribal chieftains in fact.

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Shadow of Torturer
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Shadow of Torturer
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It's pretty cool man thanks


I'd a been _really_ into this 10 years ago; Not sure how I never even heard of it
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the timing of your post was v good. mpd-esque i'd say..

and also that series should just be the default majority discussion on every page

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The Song of the Nibelungs - 8
The Medieval World Complete - 6
Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe - 8
Britain B.C. - 6
The Agricola and The Germania - 9
Roman Britain and Early England - 7
Celtic Mythology (Mac Cana) - 8
Signals of Belief in Early England - 7
The Anglo-Saxon World: An Anthology - 8
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Honky Kong 64 wrote:
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that vampire zombie one?
really kind of ... low-brow, but emotionally manipulative. I read the whole series!
Yeah that's the one. I'm reading 1Q84 now and I'm feeling normal again.
THE_DOAD's reading these now
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I guess I just finished the 4 books of the new sun and read youalls posts on it. I didn't really figure out anything cool while I was reading it. Actually, is Urth of the New Sun part of it? I still need to read that.
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featherboa wrote:
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I guess I just finished the 4 books of the new sun and read youalls posts on it. I didn't really figure out anything cool while I was reading it. Actually, is Urth of the New Sun part of it? I still need to read that.
yeah urth is a sequel with more from severian. long sun is the same universe but a different story. from what i've browsed of it so far it looks like its written in an entirely different style and voice too

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I've been reading Against The Day for about a month and am about halfway done. I've read several books at the same time including Gore Vidals Empire, some of his shorter political works, Mao II, The Familiar part 5 and am currently reading Live From Golgotha while reading ATD. I loved how well Empire synched up with against the day being in the same time period and how the sleazy time traveling aspects of Live From Golgotha mesh with ATD as well.
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Not sure why I read all that; I need some punk as fuck anti-tech literature.
edit: just remembered I said I was going to read all of Le Guin next
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Any of you read The Pale King? It has some ridiculously good scenes. I never even read Infinite Jest
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featherboa wrote:
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Any of you read The Pale King? It has some ridiculously good scenes. I never even read Infinite Jest

I read that several months ago. Don't remember if I rated it. "brief interviews with hideous men" is DFW at his most nihilistic IMO although I haven't read all his stuff.
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