In /lit/'s opinion what are some good books every man should read?
Take that for what you will.
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Iliad, Odyssey, Aeneid (Fitzgerald translation)
Plato: Complete Works (Hackett)
The English Bible, King James Version (Norton)
John Milton: The Major Works (Oxford)
The New Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry
if somethings a meme, society had to notice it. that means somebody thought it was worth considering, like the other books 'worth reading'.
but we arent going to spoonfeed you, one reason being that basing your views on those of random strangers on the internet is a retarded move
>books with only two votes made it onto the list
I think that we should do a more comprehensive list, the minimum amount of votes of anything should be at least 20 or 10 at the very least.
Every child should read at least a couple of those books. The language and settings of Daniel Handler's novels introduced myself and many other people to Victorian literature. Without these training wheels, I'd have been much less prepared for Dickens or any one of the Romantics
>Infinite Jest that high
>Marquez that high
>1984 in the top 20
>LotR on there
>American Psycho on there
>Alice and Wonderland, Dune, Farenheight 451, the Hobbit, A Scanner Darkly, Watership Down
LET ME DIE