Recommendation For a Book To Read

Started by Slyk, Jan 28, 2020, in Entertainment Add to Reading List

  1. Slyk
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    Slyk

    God made a prophet.

    Jan 28, 2020
    title.

    sadly, i've read exactly 1 book in it's entirety in the past 4 years: The Alchemist

    hit me with a book recommendation.
     
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    JPEGMAFIA > Kendrick

    Jan 28, 2020
    the cultural contradictions of capitalism, by Daniel Bell
     
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    Eminem’s book, I can’t remember the name unlike Styles from Beyond. Such a classic song imo. Ryu killed that shit
     
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    I enjoyed both of Rude Jude's books, Hyena and Hummingbird, but if you're to only read one I would read Hyena. It could be described a just a drugologue but I still had fun for the ride.
    As far as fantasy goes, I'm too preoccupied re-reading YA classics to recc anything. I need to step my game up.
     
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    What kind of genre do you like?
     
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    Sapiens and Factfulness were my two favourites books the last year.
     
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    She So PrettYyYyYy

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    The Bible.
     
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    She So PrettYyYyYy

    Feb 7, 2020
    The Da Vinci Code
     
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    what it do BABYYYY

    Feb 7, 2020
    The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

    Hurricanes (Rick Ross' autobiography)

    Same author did both and he does great, imo.
     
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    God made a prophet.

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    Mixed bag, with not much of a list to go from, but here’s what I can recall voluntarily reading (despite not finishing many, I did enjoy them):

    - 48 laws of power
    - devil in a white city
    - Steve Jobs
    - da Vinci code
    - freakonomics
    - couple of the lee child jack reacher books (killing floor was dope)
    - alchemist
    - the subtle art of not giving a f--k
     
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    Feb 7, 2020
    The hatchet

    Holes
     
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    Get Ya Mind Correct

    Feb 7, 2020
    Based on what you’ve recently read, not sure this is up your alley. But I always jump at the chance to mention it.

    My favorite book of all time is Shogun. Every single time I read it I get completely lost in its world and events. It takes place in feudal Japan, early 1600s. It’s about a English sailor who gets shipwrecked in Japan at a time when the whole country is dealing with a nasty civil war.

    It’s historical fiction, so all the characters and plot points are based on real life people and historic events. It’s a massive story. That can’t be understated. It has everything: drama, suspense, action, love, culture, religion (more specifically, Japanese customs clashing with the Catholic Church’s expansion into Japan), politics, war, etc. It even has ninjas and samurais lol.

    Phenomenal book. I highly recommend it to everyone. And if feudal Japan interests you at all, this is a must read.

    Edit: forgot to mention, the tv channel FX is currently filming a 10 episode Shōgun miniseries. I think it comes out later this year or early next year. I can’t wait to watch it.
     
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    Feb 8, 2020
     
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    Feb 8, 2020
    Stephen King - Different Seasons
     
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