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SneepSnopDotCom
COCKRING WRAITH


Joined: 01 Jul 2002
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Read some Either/Or By Kierkegaard
Post Mon Jul 14, 2003 5:21 pm
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dense



Joined: 30 Jun 2002
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Location: england
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charles bukowski - war all the time (or anything else by him really!)
haruki murakami - norwegian wood
banana yoshimoto - asleep
alexander trocchi - young adam
henry miller - the colossus of maroussi
yukio mishima - the sound of waves
paul auster - the new york trilogy
richard yates - revolutionary road
john fante - ask the dust

all beautiful and wonderful books......
Post Mon Jul 14, 2003 5:25 pm
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apeofdeath
FIRE BREATHING DRAG QUEEN


Joined: 30 Sep 2002
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Aldous Huxley - Doors of Perception (I dont know if I would really recommend it per se, but it is an interesting read.)
Joseph Conrad - The Secret Agent
My Name is Red - Orhan Pamuk
Post Mon Jul 14, 2003 5:47 pm
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Dee



Joined: 19 Jul 2002
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Charles Mingus - Beneath the Underdog
Post Mon Jul 14, 2003 6:45 pm
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Dialectz



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Theres always Harry Potter :lol:
Post Mon Jul 14, 2003 7:16 pm
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McLirious



Joined: 24 Feb 2003
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Location: Portland, OR
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Please, please read
The Conscience of a Liberal: Reclaiming the Compassionate Agenda
by the late Sen. Paul Wellstone,

and

a personal favorite I didn't see mentioned,
Breakfast of Champions
by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Post Mon Jul 14, 2003 7:17 pm
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metaphonic9



Joined: 20 Aug 2002
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white noise - don dellio
underworld - don dellio
her - ferlinghetti
house of leaves
the days run away like white horses... - bukowski
marabou stork nightmares - irvine welsh
lolita - nobakov

and

just to let you know....

the info for the NEW book by brad hamers (of phlegm)...(me) is now available at www.3sc.org !!!!

you will be able to purchase it later this week
...by thurs. the latest only $8

but for now you can read the prologue...and check out the various covers and titles

thanks

peace
of cake
crumb

-me
Post Mon Jul 14, 2003 7:50 pm
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fusiblelinks



Joined: 16 May 2003
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richard brautigan-dreaming of babylon (lynch or cronenberg will turn this into a film sooner or later)
gabriel garcia marquez-one hundred years of solitude
umberto eco-foucault's pendulum
chris ware-jimmy corrigan the smartest kid on earth
nelson algren-the neon wilderness
salman rushdie-midnight's children
charles bukowski-post office
the wire-undercurrents
Post Tue Jul 15, 2003 1:23 am
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Soul Khansenses



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Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man.
Post Tue Jul 15, 2003 3:32 am
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Ryan



Joined: 27 Sep 2002
Posts: 739
Location: Presque Isle, Maine
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Life Of Pi
by
Yann Martel

and

Link
by
Walt Becker

and

Fahrenheit 451
by
Ray Bradbury
Post Tue Jul 15, 2003 9:20 pm
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doogs



Joined: 15 Jul 2003
Posts: 410
Location: Verbier, Switzerland
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Swipe wrote:
White Boy Shuffle - Paul Beatty.


sorry but___this book is bad,the narrative is good and hip but the plot is a cynical pile of bad news.I cut out certain paragraphs to use in mini collages.
if you use the sentances seperately they are kinda good.
Post Tue Jul 15, 2003 9:39 pm
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tom inhaler
me too!


Joined: 30 Jun 2002
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Location: providence
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kese wrote:
naked lunch: william s. burrows.. dirty


err, that's burroughs...

i'm mildly obsessed with burroughs... which is a strange way for an 18 year old heterosexual male to feel about him... but i really love everything he's written (that i've read, at least)... and that's a lot. i'd reccomend anything, personally... i like the cities of the red night trilogy, and would reccommend that for someone starting to read burroughs... it's his most linear, easy to understand work...

right now i'm reading "my education: a book of dreams" by him.. it's really interesting.. just a collection of various dreams he had, each one no more than a page long... no clear narrative, just a bunch of ideas...

i started to read "the hedgehog, the fox and the magister's pox" by stephen jay gould, which is about the balance that needs to be struck between science and the humanities... i've only made it through the first 50 pages or so, then my dad picked it up and started reading it, so back to burroughs i suppose...

i'd also reccomend things fall apart by chinua achebe.. i read it for the first time in 8th grade, and i missed a lot... i've read it five or six times since then, it's excellent... also, if you can find it, "the favourite game" by leonard cohen... oh yes, the jack of all trades wrote books too, and the favourite game is all about leonard growing up in westmount, montreal (where my dad grew up too... unfortunately, about 20 years after cohen did)... he also wrote "beautiful losers", which is actually a burroughsesque book about an indian princess in the 17th century, a man, his wife and their lover, god, and the sex that all of them have... not all together, neccessarily...

and (shameless plug) you can read my screenplay if you want.. loosely based on adaptation (hell, very based on adaptation)...

http://www.inhalerproductions.com/writing

click on "the three".. if you want to see the film i directed based on the screenplay, the link is on the front page of inhalerproductions.com ...

there's also the college essay i wrote for calarts that references burroughs (rejected!) and the essay i wrote for bu (also rejected!).... i read books instead of doing my homework, and as a result, did not get into college...

that was an entirely too long reply... oh well.

inhaler/thecat
www.inhalerproductions.com
Post Tue Jul 15, 2003 9:48 pm
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firefly



Joined: 27 Sep 2002
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Location: Montreal
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"The book of five rings" by Miyamoto Musashi. The man was a masterless samurai who killed over 60 people before writing this book.

And yo, anyone here heard of a book called "enough"? It was recommended to be but when I looked for the book the lady at Chapters said she didn't have it.
Post Tue Jul 15, 2003 10:43 pm
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molasses



Joined: 30 Jun 2002
Posts: 120
Location: my safe place
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Everything Chuck Palahniuk writes is gold. Even his travel guide to Portland, Oregon
Post Tue Jul 15, 2003 10:49 pm
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prometheus_bound



Joined: 18 May 2003
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Location: arizona
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i am that - sri nisargadatta maharaj (talks with sri nisargadatta maharaj)
the odyssey - homer {translated by w.h.d. rouse}
speculative masonry - a.s. macbride, j.p.
Post Tue Jul 15, 2003 11:52 pm
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