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ITT write a list of some of your favorite books.

I'll start:

Sand-dune by Frank Herbert
Brave New Universe by Aldous Huxley
The Devils of London by Aldous Huxley
1985 by George Orwell
A Clockwork Red by Anthony Burgess
10,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Heart of Blackness by Joseph Conrad
Wayside Picnic by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
The Empty Slate by Steven Pinker

Now you post your list.
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>>7642521
>almost exclusively sci-fi
Still in the highschool i see?
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>>7642527
For someone on a literature board you sure don't like reading.
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>>7642532
Would you go to /ck/ and brag about liking instant noodles?
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>>7642521
Lists are for the bourgeois
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the martian
the god delusion
on the origin of species
the end of faith
slaughterhouse five
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>>7642545
Do you think the people over at /ck/ actually read the OP? Maybe I should go there.
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Lolita
Invisible Cities
Stoner
Ficciones

Recommend me some stuff
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>>7642550
*tips fedora*
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The Tunnel
The Recognitions
Gravity's Rainbow
Ulysses
The Lime Twig
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>>7642521
>following orwell with burgess like that
so deadpan it's reborn as a whole different kettle
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>>7642521
I can't imagine my favorite books being the ones I read over the summer in hs.
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>>7642521
Infinity's Rainbow
The Master and McCormac
Bloody Dick
Maybe Meridian
The Metaphorsis
Airliners
In Search of the Lost Jest
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>>7642521
i don't understand this meme

someone pls fill me in
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Dante - Divine Satyr Play
Melville - Moby Wang-Dang-Doodle
Cervantes - Sir Quijote
Dostoyevsky - Crime or Punishment
Lermontov - He's the Hero Our Time Deserves, But Not the One It Needs Right Now
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Bleeding Ledge
A Portrait of the Author as a Young Man
The Mystical Mount
Mephistopheles
King James' Bible
The Life and Times of Peter the Great
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>>7642605
Not special snowflake enough for you?
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>>7642643
Kekd
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>>7642629
What is there to understand? You are the only person to notice something off. You do understand.
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>>7642643
Nice, thanks for contributing
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Infinite vest
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Don Quixote
Brothers Karamazov
The Idiot
Crime and Punishment
Fathers and Sons
Paradise Lost

Starting The Iliad now with The Odyssey most likely to follow.
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>>7642521
Man and his symbols
-Carl Jung

Food of the gods
-Terence mckenna

Dirk gently's holistic detective agency
-Douglas adams

Science as a candle in the dark
-Carl sagan

The Perennial philosophy
-Huxleh.

Can you tell I smoke weed?
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Ulysses
Gravity's Rainbow
Mason & Dixon
Infinite Jest
2666
White Noise
Metamorphosis
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>>7642521

The Rape of Math by John Steinbeck
The Visible Man by H.G.Ellison
For Whom the Bells Toll by Ernest Hemmingway
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Fear and Trembling
Book of Disquiet
Labyrinths
Collected Kafka
Trout Fishing in America
Zettels Traum
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>>7642566
>>7642583
>>7642652
>>7642749
>>7642849
>>7643063
more or less queers and queer enablers
>>7642616
>>7642643
>>7642874
great recommendations
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>>7642521
Ficciones - Jorge Luis Borges
Holy Terrors - Jean Cocteau
A Room of One's Own - Virginia Woolf
To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne
War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells
Analects - Confucius
A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
Don Juan - Moliere
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Ulysses
Moby Dick
Orlando
Carpenter's Gothic
Agape Agape
Quarantine
Sound and The Fury
The Trial
Crime and Punishment
The Double
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Law of the Bluest Eye
The Myth of Sisyphus
Either/Or
Money: A Suicide Note
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>>7643111
Have you read Fear and Trembling? I'm on that one right now and while it's alright, I'm curious as to how it stacks up against E/O
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>>7642663

The Book of Night Women - Marlon James
A Brief History of Seven Killings - Marlon James
The Master of Go - Yasunari Kawabata
Kim - Rudyard Kipling
Plutarch's Lives (Modern Library) -
Sandalwood Death - Mo Yan
The Feast of the Goat - Mario Vargas Llosa
On the Marble Cliffs - Ernst Junger
Execution by Hunger: The Hidden Holocaust - Miron Dolot
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa - Adam Hochschild
Runaway Horses - Yukio Mishima
The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov
Les Miserables - Victor Hugo
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3) - J.R.R. Tolkien
His Master's Voice - Stanislaw Lem
Death Comes for the Archbishop - Willa Cather
Essential Tales and Poems - Edgar Allan Poe
The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
On Old Age, On Friendship & On Divination - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders - Vincent Bugliosi
The Histories - Tacitus
Marlborough: His Life and Times, Book Two - Winston S. Churchill
Marlborough: His Life and Times, Book One - Winston S. Churchill
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale - Herman Melville
The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956 - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The Call of the Wild - Jack London
Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West - Cormac McCarthy
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1) - Frank Herbert
Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse
Foucault's Pendulum - Umberto Eco
The Shining - Stephen King
The Aleph - Borges
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>>7642521
I haven't read much so there's only two books that I really liked and those two are The stranger and A Picture of Dorian Gray.
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C.S. Lewis - Alice's Adventures in Wondertown & Through the Peeking Glass
Piers Anthony - A Spell for Iguana
Ernest Hemingway - The Sun Rises as Well
Richard Adams - Steamboat Down
J.D. Salinger - The Catcher and the Rye
Frank Miller - The Dark Knight Comes Back
Harper Lee - Go Set a Watchmen
Alan Moore - Watchman
Garth Nix - Abortion trilogy
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United States
The Case
The Fortress

All by Franz K
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>>7643148
Are you looking forward to Harper Lee's new book?
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>>7643150
I particularly enjoyed The Metempsychosis and In the Penile Colony
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The Alien by Camus

Traveling throughout the Length of the Night by CĂ©line

Studs and Sensuality by Jane Austen

Dim House by Dickens

The Sun Doesn't Just Set by Hemingway

Lady Chatterley's Son by D.H. Lawrence

As If I Was Lying There Almost Dead by Faulkner

A Not So Silent Solitude by Bohumil Herbal

Love is What We Are Talking About When We Are Talking About It by Raymond Carver

I Can't Stand This Fleetingness of Existence by Milan Kundera

Seven Homicides, in Brief by Marlon Wayans

The Landfill by T.S. Elliot

Finnegans Wake by Joyce
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>>7643981
Nice setup
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The Noise and the Rage - Falkner
The Sailor Who Had Something of a Kerfuffle with the Sea - Mishima
Gatsby the Large - Fitzgerald
Graffiti's Rainman - Pinchon
In Search of Time Lost Reading This - Proust
Scribblings from the Basement - Dostojewski
Hungry - Hamson
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