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/lit/ is for the discussion of literature, specifically books (fiction & non-fiction), short stories, poetry, creative writing, etc. If you want to discuss history, religion, or the humanities, go to /his/. If you want to discuss politics, go to /pol/. Philosophical discussion can go on either /lit/ or /his/, but those discussions of philosophy that take place on /lit/ should be based around specific philosophical works to which posters can refer.

Check the wiki, the catalog, and the archive before asking for advice or recommendations, and please refrain from starting new threads for questions that can be answered by a search engine.

/lit/ is a slow board! Please take the time to read what others have written, and try to make thoughtful, well-written posts of your own. Bump replies are not necessary.

Looking for books online? Check here:
Guide to #bookz
https://www.geocities.ws/prissy_90/Media/Texts/BookzHelp19kb.htm
Bookzz
http://b-ok.cc/
http://libgen.rs/
Recommended Literature
http://4chanlit.wikia.com/wiki/Recommended_Reading
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Are you incapable of making decisions without the guidance of anonymous internet strangers? Open this thread for some recommendations.

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books in this vein
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>>20828695
A thread died for this.
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books in his veins

>oh, so you read this misogynistic christian weirdo Leo Tolstoy? it's sad... i thought you had much better taste
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>>20828431
> Be the largest country in the world
> Only has two authors that matter

Kek when will Russians learn
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>>20828583
The amount of readers here probably has not changed much, lit used to be very slow, I remember having to keep a Zola thread bumped for a week (which was easy since one bump a day was plenty back then) before I got a single response but had some great discussion after that. Actual readers tend to hang out here only between books or when looking for something to read and will generally check back regularly if they get involved in a decent thread, they do not hang about every day. This is why you get little spurts which last a week or so where a very knowledgeable anon posts regularly on a topic for a week and then vanishes, they went back to reading. Old lit is still here, just need to learn too ignore the nonsense, which you always had too do but new /lit/ is not so good at ignoring it.

I have been coming here since the beginning, not much has really changed despite what people would like to pretend, mainly the board became faster which means more shit to ignore. If there are no worthwhile threads going on then come back after your next book.
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>>20828235
but i don't
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>>20828235
I prefer Nabakov so show me them feet
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>>20828527
He's also using reddit spacing which just makes matters a tad more troublesome

Recommend me some Lovecraft stories.
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>>20828617
Cats of Ulthar might make for a nice goodnight story (provided you like cats)
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>>20828617
My recommendations would be "The Outsider" or "The Tomb"
Good night anon.
>>20828643
My personal favorite
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>>20828617
Kadath. Long. Good. Builds upon itself. And it's specifically abput sleep.
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Thank you and good night frens.
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>>20828617
Color out of space or at the mountains of madness, both are kino. If you want a short one read the music of errich zann.

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I'd say this book is becoming pretty relevant.
Its a shame the movie wasn't like the book.
Like that part where the robot just kept feeding the fat guy until he died or the part where some people opted out of having robots with AI.
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Nobody here has read irobot?
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>>20828601
>Nobody here has read
you might be onto something
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>>20827343
>Like that part where the robot just kept feeding the fat guy until he died or the part where some people opted out of having robots with AI.
I don't remember these stories
I just remember the one where the computers are getting more complicated, can't be destroyed and are going to "optimize" the word.
Made me feel sad cause I could see robots doing that and while the world might be safer it'll destroy some form of freedom as well
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>>20827343
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMWLX0KXwF4

Don't see a shelf thread. Post 'em! Shit on anons' shelves or praise anons' shelves! It don't matter. Just show us your collection!
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the secret power of pyramids edition

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>>20828632
the biggest irony is that neither did any of your fathers kek
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i can't relate to anyone. if i explain myself to anyone, they don't care, don't listen, or don't understand. so once again i'm severing all communication. and i'm going to escape into my own world.
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>>20828619
Ff a year cause i was in bad place after that stuff i mentioned. I continued texting her that academic year but didnt have balls to approach her, also didnt see her much in school. Anyways there was this christian youth trip which both of us are attending and i searched for here there at the station, found her then lost her then found her again and finally i say to her back again "hey". She turns around, i detect loathing on her face by moving that cheek muscle in loathsome way but then high pitched hey from her and she throws her hands on me. Im in shock but as she moves back im in bigger shock cause what i see is an white angel with broken wings here on earth with saddest face expression. My heart literally trills, dunno if uts the best word, crumbles, from pain i felt and ephatized with her pain. Thats probably the single most important moment in my life.
After that i actually thought i had a shot but nope, 2 weeks later i see her photos from a bar at 4 am with chad thundercock, to make it meme worthy even tho i spilled my guts here
You only love once i guess...huh
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>>20827775
>try bein a man in a man’s world!
So you are saying it’s easier to be the plaything of the ruling class. You wish to be the little punk boy with bottomless pants to a lordly master. His pride and joy sleeping on a silk pillow at the foot of his bed
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These threads are a great exposé on how utterly boring the average channer really is behind all of the memes.

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He’s one of my all-time favorite authors, along with tolstoevsky and Dante. His perception and depiction of psychology is fantastic
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>>20827727
Who is this sexy hunk
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>>20827011
Sacred gay guys project a macho attitude as a disguise. It never lasts long.
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>>20826429
cringe and his faggy womanish readers are too
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>>20828280
He posted a similar photo with Revolt Against the Modern World at the beginning of summer.

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Who hurt Roahl Dahl so much to the point he created Mike Teavee?
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>>20826738
It's the external euro butthurt about American excellence that causes them to seethe.
All euros reading this, don't fucking @ me. I don't care and will reply only with "rent free" or "lmao cope" you faggots.
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>>20828645
>It's the external euro butthurt about American excellence that causes them to seethe.
lmao come on now, he's just a cowboy-themed spoiled brat
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The 2000s film isn't as good as the 70s film but they modernized the characters perfectly.
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>>20828645
Based
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>this makes Americans get their panties in a twist

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thoughts on scaruffis philosophical essays?

hes actually got pretty good taste in /lit/ btw, check his list of favorite novels
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>>20826727
he's actually autistic
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>>20826727
Maybe conquering countries are richer, and thereby have more access to red meat? Scaruffi is a hidden gem though, despite his meme status.

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Are there any writers/philosophers that espouse similar ideas to Ernst Jünger's 'Anarch' that features most prominently in Eumeswil?

I'm aware of Jünger being inspired by Stirner, but I feel he takes Stirner's ideas and develops them further.
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Fernando Pessoa
Angelus Silesius
Edward Abbey
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>>20828212
Francis Fukuyama, Henry Kissinger, Strauss/Kojève etc.
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Eumeswil was out loaned and translated some time around the 1980s so it wasn’t floating around out there for very long before writing died entirely.
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>>20828341
Stupid stupid capitalist
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>>20828212
Wagner in his Siegfried drama.

Likewise Wagner was also influenced by Stieber.

he solved philosophy
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>>20828672
No, I did
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>>20828672
Don’t you get tired of making the same threads every day? I can’t imagine myself wasting my life like that.
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>>20828678
explain
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>>20828682
this is my first time making a thread like this, someone else from the Schop hivemind must be doing, or perhaps multiple people are

Highbrow books on White Supremacy? Nothing written by idiots, preferably books which offer solutions/plans for white society and the problems it faces.
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>>20822899
They did wipe out the natives tho
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>>20822818
anglos/euros are objectively superior. everything else is just theater, including your cope.
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lots of pseuds in here talking about human nature as if they know what that is
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>>20822839
>Funny, isn't that what you did to the natives? And aren't you the ones who transported Black people there in the first place?
He's probably italian, polish, irish recent arrival. The indians weren't treared particularly badly anyway and slavery was a legitimate business.
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>>20822466
This is /pol/ schizophrenia to its extreme

Oh no, /lit/tybros….How did this happen?!!!…
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>>20828620
Zoomers are gay and need to be beaten.
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>>20828620

Shakespeare will end up being better known outside the English speaking world than in the English speaking world.
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>>20828653
Millennials (like you) just need beatings
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That's a stupid fucking survey. You could do the same thing to boomers but use Elvis instead of Sonic, or the same thing with Gen-Xers and use Madonna instead of Sonic, or whatever. Big fucking surprise, things from pop culture and mass media are more recognizable than things from literature
>but Shakespeare is foundational to western culture
Yes, and? Fucking everybody (including zoomers) has either ***heard*** something from Shakespeare, or something that is a reference to something from Shakespeare. Fucking Nickelodeon has made episodes of cartoons where the characters perform Shakespeare's plays. We recently had a pretty mainstream movie come out that was an adaptation of Macbeth (it filtered a ton of people, but it was mainstream).
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>>20828620
Fr Fr No Cap

Bunch of Fucking savages. They got him in the end.
America needs to keep their Muslims in check.
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>>20827754
redpill me on this further please anon
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>>20828072
It jogs my noggin that the muzzies were mad enough to gank his Japanese translator.
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>>20828511
I am a woman
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>>20827620
Ok Guenon
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>>20827620
>>20827628
Can both of these be true ?


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