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Stack thread.

>> No.11107464


>> No.11107468

absolutely based

>> No.11107482

Imagine wasting money on books then not even taking care of them and then displaying your ignorance on here for what purpose?

>> No.11107484

Thought this was bait but no results found.

>> No.11107485

>Richard Dawkins
>Christopher Hitchens
Just stop you fucking retard.

>> No.11107495

>the NIV Bible third from bottom
What did he mean by this?

>> No.11107503


maybe theyre used anon, think about it.

>> No.11107528

>Prisoners of Geography
>Crime and Punishment

these are great.. I don’t know the others. Disregard plebs laughing at you who think that reading certain books means adopting or agreeing with the ideas expressed in them. Your stack looks pretty solid.
I’ll post mine tomorrow if this thread is still alive then

>> No.11107535

Imagine if I "used" the internet, got em for free and got drunk with the money. It would make dealings with anons such as yourself easier

>> No.11107542

I think my fedora just tipped itself.

>> No.11107553


maybe you should "use" your brain you fucking simp.

>> No.11107559

Thanks anon, there seems to be a lot of pumped up people here that always have to shout down at anyone who they deem to be a “pseud” or a “brainlet” just because they don’t read the Greeks and all other types of philosophy. Eventually I want to get into that stuff but everyone’s got to start somewhere

>> No.11107571

Well, aside from C&P and the Bible the rest seem in reasonable condition. I guess it’s quite telling that those two are the most worn out ones... OP must be a man of God.

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Got these three.
First is a postmodern novella by Hungarian author Péter Esterházy Got these because I want to get more up close and personal with my homeland's literature
Second is a bilingual Chinese-Hungarian poetry collection
Third is Botchan by Soseki

Funny thing is, the last two are brand new, but they were printed more than 18 years ago. The publisher never sold them, so I got them for like 7 bucks.

>> No.11107601

Of all the flavors you choose salty. You brought this on yourself OP you jabroni. Saddest part is you're gonna take MONTHS to finish those ugly used smelly tomes. Wipe your mouth you're drooling on yourself

>> No.11107615

What’s wrong with NIV?

>> No.11107642

>Crime and Punishment
Neat. That crease tho.

>Hitchens' Mortality
Not a huge fan of Hitch, but that's at least one of his "actually interesting" works (along with Trial of Kissinger and Why Orwell Matters), not his "tip fedora" ones.

Good foundation for Dante, Milton, and Blake. That copy's a bit beat up, but -

Legitimately mythic, unlike all the shitty clones that came after it (just nuke the whole genre pls), but that chunky paperback is going to crease worse than the Dosto.

>Mosley bio by Skidelsky
Actually somewhat hard to find. He's a retarded fash apologist, of course, but not uninteresting. Try Dorril's version after.

>The God Delusion
I think this is the point where I go "AHAHAHAHAHA"

>Prisoners of Geography
>Battles of WWII
Never heard of these

>> No.11107645

It's targeted at Protestant Evangelicals and isn't even partial enough to include the Apocrypha used by other denominations. And the translation is just ugly and loses a lot of beauty, while still not being the most accurate or literal either. It's not 100% poopoo, it does manage to be very readable and easy to understand, but there are so many better options.

>> No.11107671

Thanks for the honest overview anon, some good commentary and recommendations too.

It was given to me as a gift, what other version would you recommend instead?

>> No.11107695

NKJV is fine and a good standard if you want to maintain the core from the translation but have it be accessible and understandable
KJV is goat

>> No.11107703

I think only the KJV and RSV (and maaaybe ESV, but I'm biased) are lit approved. Honestly you could do worse than the NIV but it's pretty loose with the translation for improved readability.

>> No.11107705

Noted, cheers mate.

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Reposting from last thread.

Purchases from the last couple of months, except for Ibsen which is what I'm reading right now. Most of these were pretty inexpensive, especially the Teubner Martial (got it for 15% of its retail price).

>> No.11107858 [DELETED] 

The Monk, Stoner, The Sound of Waves, Brother Karamazov, The Odyssey, Plato's Republic.

>> No.11107946

>he placed his religious book in the middle of a stack

Show some respect and place it at the top.

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The first three are Calvino's trilogy, If on a winter's night a traveler and the Jerusalem Delivered

>> No.11107986


im not op you retarded faggot, anonymous isn't a username.

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>> No.11108220

Do you have the other two volumes for the religious ideals books? I found the first one for fairly cheap, the rest I can only find expensive copies.

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>revolt against the modern world

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>tfw no stack because you're a library pleb

>> No.11108263

Vol. 3 is listed on book depository for the same price as vol. 1. Vol. 2 is significantly more expensive however.
Nah; just wanted to see what all the fuss was about because it seems to trigger people like you.

>> No.11108316

>Tao Te Ching
Nice, dude. I don’t have a physical copy but read it on my e-reader. Some age old Wisdom in there

>> No.11108336

ooh.. that’s aesthetic
What’s Goethe like?

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>tfw no stack because you’re an e-book pleb

>> No.11108370

Dunno m8. Gonna start it when I finish the one on the bottom and the one on the top

>> No.11108402

>everyone’s got to start somewhere
I loathe you

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Get on my level.

>> No.11108413

Unironically a good stack

>> No.11108420

Thanks. Carl Barks is the man. I can't get enough of his ducks.

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My last stack picture since my recent purchases haven't arrived... although I read 'em all except for AK.

>> No.11108492

Ugly editions but good books

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>> No.11108607

This is advanced trolling.

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>> No.11108671

Normally I get all my shit in Everyman's Library but I really just wanted to go to the book store and actually browse the stacks. Unfortunately you gotta put up with poor selection of editions.

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>> No.11108882

At least it's cheaper, I guess.

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>> No.11109212

Yeah but I don’t get the shallow satisfaction of showing off my pseud book collection to other pseuds on a Mongolian throat singing forum.

>> No.11109225

How is the Haack book on logic?

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i need to call a carpenter to build me a bookshelf

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pls dont flip image

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fuck it flip

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too lazy to fix

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>Oswald Mosley
>The God Delusion
>NIV Bible
>Chirstopher Hitchens

>> No.11110661

Just some examples:


>> No.11110675

>NKJV is fine and a good standard
Haha, no. It limits itself to the textual sources the KJV used, so it's behind all modern scholarship from the get-go. It fulfills no useful niche, if you want beautiful English, get the KJV, if you want accuracy, get a decent modern translation. Good examples include the NRSV, RSV, ESV, NASB, and NABRE.

>> No.11110761

I dont disagree about the KJV but it is ignorant to say that the NKJV fills no useful niche when it is literally a simplified version of the KJV. While ESV RSV are good translations they do have the fundamental bias towards Protestantism throughout the diction.

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Not as much good stuff at the college's book sale as previous years, but I'm satisfied with what they had.
Also picked up The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea, just forgot to put that in the stack.

>> No.11111091

You realise NKJV is also a protestant translation?

>> No.11111616

Pretty good

>> No.11112218

Yes, I do however think it stays more in relation to the KJV. I believe anon should read the KJV but if he's looking for something as an alternative if the language is too difficult then the NKJV I believe is a suitable replacement

>> No.11112239

Sorry didn't know you were defending your butt buddy, fagoloid

>> No.11112242

if i was a mod i would delete all stack threads and all booktuber threads (except cliff)

>> No.11112248

>P&V translations

return that AK and get the one translated by Miriam Schwartz. I will expect a thread thanking me later.

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>> No.11112331

they belong on reddit

>> No.11112351

they encourage me (to buy and) read books

>> No.11112372

>hardcover landmark arrian
You motherfucker. How much did you pay for that?

>> No.11112379

then you’re a disgusting faggot herd animal and you should leave until you find a sense of Self that doesn’t need to be stimulated by a social impetus to do something you ostensibly find fulfilling of itself (which you don’t).

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>get the translation by some literal fucking who instead of the world renowned and Tolstoy endorsed Maude edition

Stop shilling for your sister, Steve.

>> No.11112426

I bought it last month on amazon for $35 (used). I’ve been checking the price for 5 months and noticed that it drops below $60 roughly once every 1-2 months, but it only lasts a few hours at most before someone buys it.

install keepa to keep track of the price

>> No.11112462

Thanks for the tip. I've been following it loosely for a few months. I remember it was like $500 not too long ago, you got it for a steal.

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no idea what order i’ll tackle them in but looking forward to it

>> No.11112522

Prisoners of Geography is a primer to today's geopolitics written by a career conflict journalist, and by today's standards with the maynstreem meteor, very balanced and informative.

>> No.11112530

>New International Version
as if your picture wasnt embarrassing enough

>> No.11112546

those look like nice editions of Dante

>> No.11112562

i just bought a copy of Hollywood Babylon as well. Good shit

>> No.11112577

you should read V. before gravity's rainbow

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>> No.11112683

Is Mandarin Chinese about the Italian Mafia?
The Corleone family in particular.

>> No.11112692


that's funny. But seriously I've read both P&V and Schwartz' in full and the latter is far superior. You can tell in first few pages. Just the first chapters yourself.

>> No.11112697

>the anatomy of melancholy

nice to see this meme catching on desu

>> No.11112722

yes, but it’s written like a grammar reference book. It reminds me of the Dictionary of the Khazars, except that it’s even more complex.

>> No.11112741

How is it a meme? Barzun sold me on it in Decadence.

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>> No.11113694

Naked Lunch is a favorite of mine

>> No.11113700

And Gibson too - I started reading Burroughs after Gibson, so I saw who he ripped off after the fact.

>> No.11113738

V. is a lesser work. Change my mind.

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Summer reading

>> No.11114245

you are right, but that doesn't mean the other guy is wrong. two different statements

>> No.11114265

he said, anonymously, to someone he doesn't know, on 4chan.

>> No.11114268

Indeed. Pynchon's like Joyce in that each book builds upon the previous books.

Although, in a pinch (ha ha), you could start Pynchon with Inherent Vice, since it actually has a climax and a denouement.

>> No.11114401

The most fedora thing in that stack is that Beksinski book.

>> No.11114605

Question: Can anyone tell me the title of this novel about this dude that works in a paper recycling company or something? I think its set in Budapest or somewhere ex-Soviet..any idea? Pretty bleak novel, I just can't remember its name!

>> No.11114624

>arguing about which translation of a made up religious book is best
>on a cartoon porn board
And you people think you have the right to mock others

>> No.11114636

I don’t get it. It’s easier to get ebooks and I read on my phone all the time. Why do someone even bother going out and buy books?

>> No.11114642

Apathy and Other Small Victories

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i'm a materialist pseud and i like the look of books on my shelf.

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>> No.11114764

I don't have the money for an e-reader and I prefer to hold a book in my hand.

>> No.11114766

materialistic pig

>> No.11114776

me too

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sorry sir

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New stack

>> No.11115083

Lord of the Flies is a book that many people have read.

>> No.11115095

Sunburn is a type of burn that many people have had.

>> No.11115193

If you want to learn about Mosley why not just read his autobiography My Life?

>> No.11115199

>arthur c clarke
My nigga

>> No.11115204

Because fuck digital screens I want to have a good old fashioned book in my hands that will last long after im gone.
Something about having it on paper that I can touch is much more personal to me and makes reading more enjoyable.

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couple things for a flight

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Do I win the edgy prize?

>> No.11115350

I know this is bait, but buying all these books just to troll /lit/ is pretty pathetic. Get a life you faggot.

>> No.11115353

Prisoners of geography is fucking trash.

>> No.11115363

Not really, they're just books. If you start believing in their content however, you're retarded.

>> No.11115367

Just the I fell for the conservative meme prize

>> No.11115371

Oh I fully believe in them


>> No.11115588

I love how his mom is the one taking the picture.

>> No.11115636

Just picked up Dubliners, how is it? I remember loathing James Joyce when I was younger but I might be confusing him with another Irish author.

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My stack of books I've read this year

>> No.11115657

my neck hurts

>> No.11115661

Sorry, had to grab my phone to take the photo then without fail 4chan rotates it to meme me

>> No.11115667

Your place looks rather messy. You should do something about that, if it is the case.

>> No.11115774

What did you think of Island? I've got that in my to-read pile

>> No.11115914

Very good, I was surprised a little desu bit better than j thought it would be

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I feel I'm only one of a few with this hobby so I've decided as of right now to blog a bit about it, and where better than within the textual body of recurring /stack/ threads. I collect books, see, but here's the tickle. I will actively seek out, and yes indeed also procure books if they were or are published within a particular series I find aesthetically pleasurable. Most of these find themselves in the realm of the oft reviled mass paperback pulp. I'll quietly deviate from this main topic and show an example. Here we have the Vintage Classics line from Random House. Now there does seem to be a red cover line, but an older line and alternative lines exist. I'll admit I haven't researched too far into this series, however suffice to say, whenever I see a Vintage Classic book I'll immediately purchase it. Another thing to remember is that I buy all my books secondhand, the majority in a store where every paperback is $2, textbook is $3 and hardcover is $4.

>> No.11116112

>whenever I see a Vintage Classic book I'll immediately purchase it. Another thing to remember is that I buy all my books secondhand
same here anon
whenever i'm in my local oxfam bookshops i always keep an eye out for those red vintage spines. i know it means there's a good chance it'll be something i would like to read, even if it's something i've never heard of before

>> No.11116124

Good books, but you are mistaken if you think you can discuss them on /lit/. Everyone here is a poser who only buys literature as decoration and to lie that they've read it.

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Another fun series to collect is this faber and faber line. I prefer series like this that have common characteristics such as mostly the same colour theme, titles, authors and logos generally in similar locations and similar design. This is in contrast with say the red spined Vintage Classics line. This is very rigid, so if you have a book within the that doesn't follow this, it sticks out like a sore thumb. I'll say an example, those red spines aren't all the exact same red. Now I admit I haven't researched too far into it but I haven't seen any kind of uniformity, for example rich bright red for Vintage Hemingway, softer almost burgundy for Vintage Williams. Here are the faber and faber I have, only William Golding books currently.

>> No.11116170

Same here, actually

>> No.11116190

Bruh just buy some wood and do it yourself. How is it really that difficult for you?

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So you can surmise most are within that mass paperback pulp realm, however I'll also pick up an Everyman's Library hardcover if I find it. I probably won't ever try to get all of these as I don't find them that attractive, but I don't mind having those lengthy tomes be in hardcover form so why not as an Everyman's Library. I have fond memories of an EL book I owned as a teenager, Things Fall Apart so I'll try and buy that again some day. Again this isn't a series I have researched much into so I don't know why some are white and black spined, and others black and red with gold theme.

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Now this is one of my all time favourite series to collect. Puffin Classics, the older style from the 1980s. This right here is how to make a fun series that strange people like me would get a kick out of collecting. Lots of different colours, however uniform enough that you can instantly recognize it as an older Puffin Classic either from the cover or the spine. Books contain illustrations and different illustrators do different covers which is often fun to research what else a particular illustrator has done. Illustrators don't get nearly as much recognition as they deserve. Apparently I'm what's known as a nostalgia collector, and if this is true than I'm thankful to the people that made these books memorable and recognizable. There was later a restyle of Puffin Classics and they look absolutely terrible in my opinion. Yes these are children's books, often abridged, not worth much money, often in bad shape but damn do I love collecting these bad boys.

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I don't exclusively get books only as part of a series. More often than not, I buy books because I want a particular edition. This sometimes leads me down the rabbit hole of noticing that it is itself part of a series which I'll earmark and then be on the lookout for in the future. The Brothers Karamazov is part of yet another different style of Vintage Classics.

>> No.11116394

Stop talking to me

>> No.11116405

i had that same edition of watership down when i was a kid
what a book that is. even now that last chapter makes me well up.

>> No.11116576

What did you think of doors of perception? That’s the one where he describes his experience tripping balls on mescaline right?

>> No.11116601

Yep, pretty much this. This place is full of obnoxious twats

>> No.11116700

>reading translations of german literature

>> No.11116715

kjv is a proddy bible.

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I got these all for $3 and change on Saturday.

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>Dawkins, Hitchens and Bible on the same stack
How did your fedora not catch on fire?

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Egads! finally a gentleman of refined taste. Such erudite acquisitions, and what an eye for aesthetic value! It appears we have a scholar in our midst. IT's refreshing to see a jewel in the muck and mire that permeates this place. here are my recent purchases as per the Original Poster's request.

>> No.11116960


Pliny was a brainlet. I hope you're reading him for the laughs...

>> No.11116964

Pretty good, worth a read. I read it in one sitting since it is only small. I think I liked island more but is good

>> No.11117017

How much did you pay for that bee-eautiful Dosto, compañero?

>> No.11117042

300MX pesos, my good fellow. It was brand new.

>> No.11117067


Is there a reason why The Recognitions was designed to be held exclusively by people with giantism?

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Continuing on. I really like seeing box sets of books. Here is one I found in great condition and from a publisher I enjoy, Lions. Normally this would have cost $10 but the seller seems to recognise me and gave it to me for $6. An almost new collection from 1980s complete with its cardboard slipcase.

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This was another boxset I found. $2 for this one and it really is brand new. Romance of the Three Kingdoms.

>> No.11117194

where do i get such plastic covers?

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My package arrived today, boyos. I know some on you might think it imprudent of Everyman to split W&P into a three-volume set, BUT when I saw it suddenly dropped price to only $15 on Amazon one afternoon I had to pick it up (considering even regular paperbacks of it go for around 20-30).

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>> No.11117253

>15 bucks for Everyman's W&P

Jelly af, I also want that set. Nice deal, Anon.

>> No.11117399

which translation are those?

>> No.11117426

Yes. It's a funny book.

>> No.11117432

WOW so original

>> No.11117442

These replies are always obnoxious, but in this case it's warranted.

>> No.11117566

W&P is Maude anc J&HB is John E Woods

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>> No.11117912

Ow my neck. Where do you guys get so many good cheap books from

>> No.11117922

Your mom's bedroom

>> No.11117931

i went to a goodwill in a ghetto ass area so im guessing that since nobody reads these were not picked over

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Wouldn't burn ALL of your books/10

>> No.11118026

Ha ha nice got him

>> No.11118213

sick burn my dude xd

>> No.11118218

Have you started Thirst for Love? Can anyone say something about it?

>> No.11118248

>all those door stoppers
You’ve got like 10,000 pages to read

>> No.11118257

It always nags in the back of my mind that the digital copies I read might be formatted wrong or missing pages. If an ebook doesn’t have the same page count as the actual thing I won’t read it. It keeps me from comfortably enjoying what I read.

>> No.11118316

Not him but although I've been slacking somewhat I've still cleared, according to GoodReads, 8k pages this year. Although it doesn't count books partways-finished, and we can subtract ~8-900 for notes and indexes, it more or less balances out to around the same number.

Reading is cool

>> No.11118506

You need a ghetto area that has a middle-upper class community or college nearby. I have one and there are Barnes and Noble collections and Penguin books all the time. Community thrift stores are better though, cheaper too.

>> No.11118521

This sounds like it could work. I live in a rather upper class area so the only book stores around here sell brand new, neo-liberal, new age shite.

>> No.11118550

At my community thrift store I got a first edition Silmarillion hardcover in great condition for 2.50$ and a bunch of other good stuff. It’s in a retiree town so I think they get leftover things from estate sales or when people die or something.

>> No.11118636

>I got a first edition Silmarillion hardcover in great condition for 2.50$
That's bloody awesome! I need to look around more thrift shops

>> No.11118749

Fascist niggas be like
>kills 11 million people

>> No.11118751

I have that app, too

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>that stack far left


>> No.11118802

if you need more room just burn all of those

>> No.11118813

>an ereader would cost less than all of the books in that stack, let alone any more you might buy

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>> No.11118927

what do you mean same page count?
even among different editions of physical books, the page count will be different, or am I being memed?

>> No.11119011

You need some William Wilde.

>> No.11119118

>there is a red spine Vintage Classic Gravitys Rainbow
ahhh fuck me lads, I'm going to wind up with three versions of this doorstopper.

>> No.11119177

it's a bookshelf... the image just rotated 90º when he uploaded it

>> No.11119222

Have you read any of Huxleys earlier Novels? If you liked the ones on your stack you should keep an eye out for them. Especially Crome Yellow.

>> No.11119234

>fash apologist
Holy finna cringola.

>> No.11119237

Ugh... I had to read A Separate Peace in high school. I can't remember the plot to save my life, but I do remember hating it intensely.

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Wat think?

>> No.11119276

/pol/ here. I'll give some thoughts on this. Ford translation is A+.The Stalag translation is more Orthodox though. Origins and Doctrines of Fascism is honestly something I'd read in pdf format. It's only like 20 pages, so there's no point in buying it only by some miracle you see it at a used book store. Mishima's series is great. I've also heard good things about "confessions of a mask." Evola definitely isn't something you should jump into like that. Ideally you already understand the basics of Guénon. The first Evola works you should read are Mystery of the Grail then The Hermetic Tradition then you can start on the big three. Admittedly, I just went straight into Revolt after finishing up Guénon.

>> No.11119517

nice taste

>> No.11119526

Peaty weird piss you got there, better go to the doctor.

>> No.11119533

thats the rong peterson bro

>> No.11119553

what kind of weird bookshelves are those that force you to stack books like jenga blocks
and what the fug is happening to the stack on the left

>> No.11119580

still wondering about this

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R8 me, lad.

>> No.11119856

I just took ur prize t b h

>> No.11119892

i envy you

>> No.11120001

What app?

>> No.11120005

everything in the stalag is in the ford
why would you read an incomplete book?
the stalag is censored
ive already read evola and i have no clue why you would recommend his two most unrelated books to read first
maybe you should read them yourself

>> No.11120071

I hope you branch off and read something other than what everyone else reads. I love Hitler too but I got bored with the group think last year and started reading things that are unique interests to me like Welsh history (that’s not revisionist shit), and even typically leftist books but are really natsoc like permaculture, mushrooms and esoteric “magick” like John Dee. Also started a collection of David Hamilton books which are all out of print and rapidly becoming illegal because purity is not allowed goyim! Settle for slutty roasties like society wants you to. Don’t even think about sacred marriage with a virgin... don’t want to be called racist, pedo, anti gay do you?

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>> No.11121473

Not read it yet mate

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Rate/call me a fag

>> No.11122080

Looked up David Hamilton books. Will I get party vanned now?

>> No.11122083

you win the edgy prize <3 (becuz of Guyotat)

>> No.11122879

A lot of /pol/acks jump into Evola with no understanding of Traditionalism and metaphysics.

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there's an old lady near my house who makes them
she originally made them for bibles and i asked her if it works with my books and it does!
not all of them have these covers though

>> No.11123031

>not getting the joke

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>> No.11123346

Absolutely pure kino my friend. You are a true aristocrat if the soul. Mind me asking how you purchased all of these? Hamilton is one of my favourite photographers

>> No.11123358

Not sure what that translation of the Bhagavad Gita is like but it’s a brilliant book full of truths

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Mostly on ebay.

>> No.11124278

she looks like a boy

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>> No.11124328

That's actually a good read, but not the best set of covers for that series.

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Yeah, nah. You're a roastie, cunt.



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Here’s what I bought to get into reading after pretty much reading nothing since high school. Did I do good?

>> No.11124638

>Mein Kampf
read some 30 pages of the original, was pretty weird
super weird, have a collection of some essays lying around. as >>11119276 said, guenon is probably mandatory because you won't get his obscure shit. for most pollacks its uber meme tier
>doctrine of fascism
no idea, sounds turbo edgy
>the prince
babbys first political theory. still, important work
ultra edgy
>sea of fertility tetralogy
absolute patrician, finished runaway horses a few weeks ago. easily one of my favourite books, mishima is just such a powerful writer. check out confessions of a mask as well and, if you want more homocore, forbidden colors

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Not that anyone will understand

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Stack this, faggots

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I'm also waiting for The Iliad, but it has not arrived yet.

>> No.11124792

>t. Michael j. Fox

>> No.11124867

is homage to Catalina any good? Ive been thinking about either getting the single book or the the gorge Orwell collection

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I bought a paperback edition of the iliad from that publisher too. I regret it as it was 2 years ago when I wasn't aware just how much off a turn off reading a low quality paperback is as I only researched which translation I should get (Fitzgerald translation). I dont really have the money to be buying different editions of the same book either so I just have to live with the fact one of the greatest books of all time in sitting on my shelf as a hideous fucking paperback worthy of ratnest tinder.

This is what I will get. Fuck barnes and noble. I'm getting the Easton Press edition.

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>> No.11125022

I am getting the paperback version from Penguin Classics of the Iliad.
Are there many differences between different versions?

>> No.11125035

Fuck off retard

>> No.11125110

I can recommend the Douay-Rheims bible. It's beautifully translated and fairly accurate, be prepared to pay a bit more if you'd choose to get one

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Pic related.

Check the translation, see if you like it. Penguin should have chosen a good one. I just think you'd be happier if you spent the extra shekels on a nice hardback edition. At least get the barnes and noble iliad + odyssey.

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This is what I plan on reading over the next 2 or so weeks. Read animal farm last night and wished I had got round to reading it sooner. The myth of sisyphus I'm going through atm

>> No.11125769

This shit is self-indulgent and camwhorish.

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I spent way to long making this only to be ignored by you Luddites with your upside down, shaky and or blurry fucking piles of meme/usual boring choices

>> No.11125824

thanks for the explanations my dude

>> No.11125896

Do tell senpai

>> No.11126517

The Barnes and Noble (hardcover) editions are all the prose translation by Butler, don't advise people to get that shit

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