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for book dorks only

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by THE CORONER, Aug 7, 2004.

  1. THE CORONER

    THE CORONER Banned

    Joined: Jun 2, 2004 Messages: 2,171 Likes Received: 0
    whos your favorite author and poet of all time??

    Lovecraft-the shunned house, or call of cthulu
    Yeats-anything this man has ever written
     
  2. Pfffffffffft

    Pfffffffffft Moderator Crew

    Joined: Feb 16, 2004 Messages: 15,344 Likes Received: 671
    im a fan of richard pryor myself...

    http://www.museum.tv/archives/etv/P/htmlP/pryorrichar/pryorricharIMAGE/pryorrichar.jpg'>


    (1974) book titled: [i]That Nigger's Crazy[/i]

    classic material
     
  3. gatita

    gatita Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 24, 2004 Messages: 1,319 Likes Received: 1
    I dont really have a favorite author, I wish I could say I did... well, a lot of Sophocles plays do it for me.. Im a big Antigone and Oedipus fan.. But I do have many favorite books.

    Books I'd recommend: AHWOSG by Dave Eggers, High Fidelity by Nick Hornby, Bodega Dreams by Ernesto Quinonez, Slaughter House Five by Kurt Vonnegut.

    Right now Im reading My Less Than Secret Life by Jonathan Ames. Hilarious memoir. Im stuck on it like glue.
     
  4. GamblersGrin

    GamblersGrin Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 24, 2003 Messages: 3,243 Likes Received: 16
    highly influenced by nietzsche's "human, all too human," william s. burroughs, cormac mccarthy, the poetry of langston hughes and stephen crane (i recommend picking up both of their complete poetry works), henry miller's "quiet days in clichy," jack kerouac, poetry of william carlos williams is amazing, kafka's diaries
     
  5. vinyl junkie

    vinyl junkie Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 17, 2002 Messages: 4,725 Likes Received: 0
    favorite author(s) would be william gibson and neil stephenson...
    almost done reading shogun by james clavell... this is now one of my favorite books, right behind neuromancer and the diamond age...
     
  6. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

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  7. AORAone

    AORAone Veteran Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2003 Messages: 6,460 Likes Received: 32
    whoever wrote catch 22
     
  8. SeYnO9

    SeYnO9 Member

    Joined: Dec 21, 2001 Messages: 677 Likes Received: 0

    Joseph Heller, I looked for that book for months and finally got it for free @ a flea martket. Does anybody buy their books used? It's really fun hunting books and getting your book for quarters as appose to hard cash.

    Fave author j.d. sallinger
     
  9. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,505 Likes Received: 441
    Still Life With Woodpecker by tom robbins and Choke by Chuck P. ..

    Both magnificently written. Mmmm.


    There are a lot of books that I want to read.. but I know that so much is lost in translation that I don't even try.
     
  10. &Lobotomized

    &Lobotomized New Jack

    Joined: Dec 31, 2003 Messages: 17 Likes Received: 0
    My favorite author is Donna Williams.
    My favorite poet is John Keats.
     
  11. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,505 Likes Received: 441
    where do you live? i am under the impression (due to your name) that I know you.
     
  12. GamblersGrin

    GamblersGrin Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 24, 2003 Messages: 3,243 Likes Received: 16
    of course i buy used. why pay full price. ive found some rare gems used book hunting. one of my favs is an original copy of "to paint is to love again." its a rare henry miller book and contains pics of his watercolor paintings which are amazing.
     
  13. bEka

    bEka Junior Member

    Joined: Aug 13, 2003 Messages: 155 Likes Received: 0
    i dont normally like science fiction, but philip k dick's books are intriguing.
     
  14. EyeforAnEYE

    EyeforAnEYE Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 29, 2003 Messages: 4,199 Likes Received: 3
    Well my favorite book of all time is The Divine Comedy Vol. 1: Inferno. By Dante Aleghieri
     
  15. bathoræ

    bathoræ Member

    Joined: Jun 12, 2003 Messages: 529 Likes Received: 0
    favorite author: Hermann Hesse
    favorite poet: Anne Sexton
     
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