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    -The Alexandria Quartet, most notably Justine,...

    -The Alexandria Quartet, most notably Justine, -by- Durrell
    -In Search of Lost Time -by- Proust
    -The Immoralist -by- Gide
    -Sartor Resartus -by- Carlyle
    -Louis Lambert -by- Balzac
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    That's not a defect; it just means you are the...

    That's not a defect; it just means you are the first person to read it and when one finds such a book it has a rare combination of privilege and horror,the former that you are the first willing and...
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    This. At my local library the proceeds from the...

    This. At my local library the proceeds from the sales of donations last year was a quarter of a million dollars. This sum went to purchasing the latest releases as well as providing funding for...
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    These three modern living philosophers will be...

    These three modern living philosophers will be well known and I cannot ascribe them enough approbation:



    Jean Luc Nancy [french]- most well known work: Globalization. Best I've read: Being...
  5. Most people begin with the dialogues of Plato on...

    Most people begin with the dialogues of Plato on the Trial of Socrates [phaedo, euthyphro, crito, apologia]. Other first year philosophy students read other short works such as Descartes'...
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    Anagnorisis. other terms to consider [from...

    Anagnorisis.

    other terms to consider [from Aristotle's Poetics]: Catastasis; peripeteia.
  7. 70 philosophy/science/non-fiction/fiction books

    * -[Pics](http://i.imgur.com/VXAqa.jpg). -[2](http://i.imgur.com/9Y6h9.jpg). -[3](http://i.imgur.com/2mg9H.jpg). -[4](http://i.imgur.com/MpQ3a.jpg). -[5](http://i.imgur.com/tHwxE.jpg)...
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    Tonio Kroeger.

    Tonio Kroeger.
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    I've not read it but Lefebvre's Production of...

    I've not read it but Lefebvre's Production of Space is notable. There is also Malraux's Museum without Walls. There is another one which I can't bring to mind presently on architecture... if I can...
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    I have yet to find a copy of The Town but I do...

    I have yet to find a copy of The Town but I do have a strange thing to relate: I've two copies of Wild Palms/Old Man. It's up there near the top of my reading list but I'm stuck because of this: ...
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    I read The Corrections based on the vaunting of...

    I read The Corrections based on the vaunting of this quote. The worst book I've read this year. the terseness of hemingway, the anxiety of bellow, and the ethos of DFW, sans the insight, humor or...
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    i seriously tried both of those several times. ...

    i seriously tried both of those several times. must've been on caps lock...

    thanks
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    How do strike through text on this site?

    Tried everything I know. Please be explicit but only if you have tried it and know it works. Thanks.
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    this seems familiar. I'm pretty sure I've read...

    this seems familiar. I'm pretty sure I've read this or come across it and the penumbra of the occluded recollection is that it is French [the only other salacious continental books which I rule out...
  15. bump.

    bump.
  16. Thanks to someone's prompting on this site I...

    Thanks to someone's prompting on this site I started reading a copy of Lu Xun I had. It was fabulous. He really is the Chinese Chekov, not only because both studied to be doctors prior to writing...
  17. What a detestable state of imagination if this be...

    What a detestable state of imagination if this be inviolably true. I might point out that poetry more often than not eschews such a premise as do fairy tales. Realism is a nominal portion of...
  18. Didn't Hemingway study provisionally under his...

    Didn't Hemingway study provisionally under his father to become a doctor? Didn't he then go to school for journalism and edit his school newspaper? Didn't he speak 5 languages? I'm not the biggest...
  19. Orange county so-cal booksale next friday feb 4th

    At the newport beach central library [x: pch and macarthur] february 4th and 5th.

    friday is members only [membership can be acquired at the door for 20$ and lasts for a year and the next three...
  20. thank you. i'm sorry to exclude you but i...

    thank you. i'm sorry to exclude you but i checked postage for several locations in europe for a few books to the whole shebang and it was just too expensive for me to feel alright. cheers
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    is she still on the road trip???

    is she still on the road trip???
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    Poll: I'm not 'in the club' so to speak but I'll...

    I'm not 'in the club' so to speak but I'll nominate the overlooked work of Sinclair Lewis and nominate 'Main Street'
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    time to start a writers colony! ...which...

    time to start a writers colony! ...which inevitably dissolves into pettifogs and prose pieces of realism too similar for artistic comfort- and charges of 'socialism' with pejorative connotations by...
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    Lucian

    Lucian
  25. I have two very very good condition Black Sparrow...

    I have two very very good condition Black Sparrow first edition books by Bukowski.

    I should note that a work at a used bookstore and last week we got about 3 dozen or more books which were all...
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