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Good Books...

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Young Einstein, Dec 21, 2001.

  1. Young Einstein

    Young Einstein Member

    Joined: Jan 6, 2001 Messages: 468 Likes Received: 0
    I'd like to start a thread about books.... I know lots of you are brilliant people, and a lot of that brilliance is due to reading. If all of you could post your favorite book that would be greatly appreciated.... I know everyone has a few books that really inspire them and they go back to time and time again.... I could use the suggestions for some reading over the holiday.... thank you.
     
  2. Ski Mask

    Ski Mask 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 11,114 Likes Received: 209
    "Walden" by Henry Thoreau
    fucking awesome. makes me want to build a shack in the woods somewhere nice and remove myself from society. try and get one of the editions with some of his other stuff included with it, like "walking" and "on the duty of civil disobedience" cause they are also worth reading, but not really big enough to justify buying by themselves.
     
  3. im elephant.

    im elephant. New Jack

    Joined: Dec 20, 2001 Messages: 74 Likes Received: 0
    i really cant think of a favorite. right now im reading 'still she haunts me'


    its about the author of the adventures of alice in wonderland, and his infatuation with a 7 year old girl. well, she was seven when he first became obsessed with her, but he knew her until she was 11. yeah. good stuff.
     
  4. im elephant.

    im elephant. New Jack

    Joined: Dec 20, 2001 Messages: 74 Likes Received: 0
  5. cant go wrong with anything by douglas coupland.
     
  6. CoffeehouseFunkstar

    CoffeehouseFunkstar Member

    Joined: May 26, 2001 Messages: 250 Likes Received: 0
    AMERICA by Norman Rockwell
    THE LORD OF THE RINGS(TRILOGY) JRR Tolkein
    THE HOBBIT(prequel to Lord of the Rings) JRR Tolkein
    THE BIBLE
     
  7. My life changed after reading this book, simply awesome... And all true.
    Puts our normal life into perspective, back then men were made of something else.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 40
    Long walk to freedom by Nelson Mandela.

    i really had no info about him before i read tis book. even if you dont find him interesting its a damn good read none the less.




    i also like mordecai richler books.
     
  9. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8
  10. Has anyone read 'Mein Kampf" (sp?)
    Dont get offended i aint no nazi, i'm curious,
    anyone?




    Leave PC behind
     
  11. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 40
    i never have, but ive always wanted to. that intersts me alot, i just want to see what all the hype is about.
     
  12. usedtolove

    usedtolove New Jack

    Joined: Sep 19, 2001 Messages: 48 Likes Received: 0
    charlottes web...great book
     
  13. Jan Ulrich

    Jan Ulrich Guest

    bookwormz

    ham on rye- charles bukowski
    me talk pretty someday- david sedaris
    anything by salinger

    there's a book by this comedian named mark merrin that i can guarentee will be worth reading but i forgot the title. pick it up if you can find it. he's shit your pants funny.
     
  14. blood as ink

    blood as ink Guest

    i've been reading evasion...it's really good too.

    other fave's...
    siddartha by hermann hesse.
    and anything by dr. seuss.
     
  15. post.

    post. Guest

    'the phantom tollbooth' -norton juster
     
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