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Books? by A Wizard - Thu, 07 Jan 2016 00:26:48 EST ID:KJ+IcUog No.67987 Locked Banned Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I hate books! grawwawwwwwwww!!!

my favorite book is The Matrix
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Walter Muffinghood - Fri, 08 Jan 2016 06:53:35 EST ID:jL5EFvH6 No.67992 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>67987

I've been looking for a physical copy of the matrix books since someone mentioned them in a tinfoil thread, they are damned expensive. It sucks not being able to read digital book :(
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Basil Blythewell - Sat, 23 Jan 2016 22:47:08 EST ID:h0NevVoZ No.68063 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>67987
Yet another glorious A Wizard post


Codex Gigas by Beetlejuic369 - Mon, 18 Jan 2016 06:54:50 EST ID:8nkTRAo+ No.68032 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Anyone knows where i can download Codex Gigas(in english) or anyone has it in pdf and wants to share it whit me?
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A Wizard - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:28:33 EST ID:6ABDF1bw No.68046 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68032

We didn't help you in the other thread, we will not help you here.

Also, what makes you think you can use or comprehend something, when you can't even manage to find it?
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David Chellytudge - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 03:19:21 EST ID:oFFBogM+ No.68050 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68046
Who the fuck belives in some13th century crap?I just wanna know how the writer trolld them.
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press !QUHukXEvkY - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:47:08 EST ID:CrYSEoNK No.68051 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68050

so youre too inept to find it and yet estimate yourself capable enough if somebody back then wrote the biggest volume that there was just to *troll* people.
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A Wizard - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:15:34 EST ID:6ABDF1bw No.68053 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68051

He doesn't understand the kind of labor it takes to create anything. A common issue today, and honestly it disgusts me.
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Shitting Niggerbanks - Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:05:47 EST ID:x7MsJWxE No.68059 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>68053
someone else will take care of it


looking for a book by Molly Drapperdot - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:08:18 EST ID:xWljOfBf No.68036 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hi,
I'm looking for books on the western influence in Eastern countries (Iraq, Libya,Syria...)

I want to know why western countries wanted to take down dictators, and the reason behind all the refugees fleeing to the West.

I don't want some Tinfoil bullshit, just good critical journalism.
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Martha Ceppernore - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:01:58 EST ID:4Ry4SBXq No.68037 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68036

Untangling the Web: A Thinking Person's Guide to Why the Middle East is a Mess and Always has Been
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Nathaniel Parringwadge - Fri, 29 Jan 2016 02:56:06 EST ID:mLN7HFVm No.68099 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't know of any off hand, but mayhaps goto a big library or book store to the history section and look there? Even in literature there's revisionists misportraying reality. Here's a good list: http://www.juancole.com/resources/books-on-mideast


Pirate books for kindle paperboard 1gen by James Mother Fucking Randi !lwriJ94kMg - Sat, 16 Jan 2016 14:32:31 EST ID:AI9S28M2 No.68021 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Whats the best site to pirate ebooks? Im specifically looking for "ender in exile", preferably in kindle or mobi format but i can't find it. Any help is appreciated.

Pic not related.
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James Mother Fucking Randi !lwriJ94kMg - Sat, 16 Jan 2016 14:33:17 EST ID:AI9S28M2 No.68022 Ignore Report Quick Reply
My phone auto corrected paperwhite to paperboard.
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Edwin Deffingridge - Sun, 17 Jan 2016 18:50:13 EST ID:AWAGvHF2 No.68031 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68021
https://encyclopediadramatica.se/Bookz
Try this. It's through irc chat but amazing nonetheless


Books that use language innovatively by Nigel Bubblewudge - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:47:03 EST ID:oL+X5uWx No.67368 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey /lit/ I'm trying to get together a list of books or poetry or whatever that uses language creatively or innovates it.

So far I have:

-Shakespeare's plays
-Ulysses
-A clockwork Orange

Anything else I'm missing?
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Albert Gondlestock - Wed, 06 Jan 2016 07:24:04 EST ID:/epzyvyX No.67984 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>67973
idk what constitutes as "a gabe move". i just have a problem.
keep coming back, it works if you work it.
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Fuck Honeyworth - Fri, 08 Jan 2016 23:54:15 EST ID:WKklPEdX No.67996 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Can't believe nobody's mentioned this yet.
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Owenandthenewmans - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 23:37:50 EST ID:oyTTCZuB No.68007 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>67368
Richard Brautigan - Troutfishing in America
Gertrude Stein - Tender Buttons
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Fucking Wasslewedging - Sun, 17 Jan 2016 16:32:39 EST ID:fN3vHibz No.68028 Ignore Report Quick Reply
e.e. cummings
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press !QUHukXEvkY - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:21:35 EST ID:CrYSEoNK No.68045 Ignore Report Quick Reply
judging by the replies so far, theres been a focus on innovation.

id like to mention these links for their creativity or atleast novelty
>A Void
>Le Train de Nulle Part

i think constrained writing does fit the description of being a creative and somewhat innovative way of using language. 'though i do admit that they may seem trivial, i think its fruitful to use them in order to redefine the scope of language
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oulipo


Find me a book by Ebenezer Worthingway - Wed, 13 Jan 2016 03:25:51 EST ID:8J9cVH6c No.68010 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I like Anne Rice, Piers Anthony, Christopher Paolini, H.P. Lovecraft, Alice Hoffman, Ellen Hopkins, Garth Nix, Ellen Schreiber You get the idea..

Any Reccomendations?
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Rebecca Druttingman - Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:44:56 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.68011 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The Mistborn series.
Fantasy like Chris Paolini with a similar writing style at times (although Paolini often wrote like a dude with autism).
A villain who lives forever (kinda like an Anne Rice character)
A lot of nature of reality stuff like Lovecraft writes about, which explores the ether from which the world grew out of, and the old sentient beings that were already there before we sprung up. Some scenes are clear Lovecraft homages where people get glimpses of the real reality around them and struggle to stay sane with the revelations.
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Rebecca Druttingman - Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:52:29 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.68012 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also, someone in the BWR said they were gonna get into Mistborn, so for anyone interested in the series, there is an Audio Play of the trilogy. Not an audio book, but a play. The entire book is adapted and read by a narrator, but when characters actually speak, there is a different actor for each individual character, so the narrator never has to add "said so-and-so in a nervous tone" after people talk, because you heard whose voice it was, and what tone it was said in. It also has music, and sound effects for fights (and even soft footsteps anytime people are just walking). It is a very immersive experience and it is how I did Mistborn. The fights in particular come to life.
I can;t recommend it enough. For those who think audio stories are too slow: speed them up!

torrent links
https://kat.cr/usearch/mistborn%20graphicaudio/
http://audiobookbay.cc/?s=mistborn+graphic+audio&_ga=1.81718935.1080357756.1452042077
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Wesley Foppershaw - Fri, 15 Jan 2016 17:26:32 EST ID:FgQzMmSA No.68017 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Philip Pullman's "His Dark Materials" series. It is technically YA, but totally transcends that cover blurb status and is one of the best sets of fantasy books you''ll ever read. The books even highly deserve freedom from the fantasy genre ghetto.
I do like the Mistborn series, too, mostly for the interesting magic system and the way it translates into unique action/fights. Fun to read!
Picture of Lovecraft drawn by Junji Ito as a bonus! = )


Palmistry by Misaki - Fri, 15 Jan 2016 01:22:47 EST ID:jb7TOpmd No.68016 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Looking for some tips on palm reading


Zhuan Falun - Turning The Law Wheel by TegClover - Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:00:53 EST ID:lsW6LAdE No.67974 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hello all, I'd like to share a fascinating book with you.

It is the core book of Falun Dafa entitled 'Zhuan Falun'. It talks about spiritual things from a scientific perspective. It talks about other dimensions, the soul, the cosmos in the microcosm and the macrocosm, supernatural abilities, karma, healing, the true history of mankind, transcending the 5 elements and leaving the 3 realms and many many other fascinating things.

It is a spiritual science of the highest order. I'll give you a copy and you can take a look if you like, totally up to you ofcourse:

http://en.falundafa.org/eng/pdf/zfl_new.pdf
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Isabella Pittdock - Tue, 05 Jan 2016 22:52:51 EST ID:US+4aHnB No.67976 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>67974
Thanks for the share brah
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Charles Penningstock - Sun, 10 Jan 2016 16:59:24 EST ID:lwVXvUQM No.68005 Ignore Report Quick Reply
falun gun is literally chinese scientology you idiot


Informative emails by Hugh Fungerhork - Fri, 08 Jan 2016 02:16:54 EST ID:HXx5H066 No.67991 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hi
I hope this is the right section, it's not really clear. I need assistance with writing.

I work on the IT service desk for a major bank in Australia. I started just answering calls for minimum wage but quickly worked hard and well enough to advance out of this position by spotting areas to make the service desk far more efficient.

Currently my position is reviewing and analysing tickets that leave the service desk and analysing them for quality / areas of improvement / better troubleshooting / gaps in knowledge management. I take a lot of speed before I go to work so work a lot harder than anyone else that has done this and pretty much read every single ticket out of 1,000s each day, then form stats and reports from them, patch up KM and recently sending out emails to the agents so they can learn from them and prevent tickets getting sent back.

I want to learn how to write the emails better because this is getting me noticed. I want to be seen as incredibly approachable- not like a pissed off dick. Here are what my emails are like at the moment:

Hi Reuben,
Ticket 123456 has been returned to you for action.

You've followed the incident template and included a contact phone number, thank you for that.
However, you've not followed the 101 troubleshooting for this application, located in KB1234. The correct team for this would be ITSD_NEGRO
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Sidney Broddlemig - Sun, 10 Jan 2016 02:01:37 EST ID:NVYnPiz1 No.68001 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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pls respond
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Isabella Famblesore - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 06:33:01 EST ID:00Y+gvF2 No.68006 Ignore Report Quick Reply
/howto/


how to read textbooks by Edward Chinnerwater - Mon, 04 Jan 2016 00:32:50 EST ID:brHqmOd9 No.67968 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How do you read textbooks and more technical books so as to maximize comprehension?
I've bought a few books of the type and have tried reading them to little success. It's obvious to me that they aren't meant to be read front to back like a typical nonfiction book, but I don't really have experience otherwise. Assuming the books are not too high-level (which I don't believe they are), how do you "read" a textbook?
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Ebenezer Duckforth - Fri, 08 Jan 2016 15:33:43 EST ID:Q+428H6K No.67995 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well, first, slow down. Second, understand the information on the current chapter before moving to the next chapter. Third, if there is practice material, try doing the practice material.
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Edwin Blugglehall - Sat, 09 Jan 2016 04:44:45 EST ID:npr+rKuE No.67997 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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A lot of textbooks should have a type of guide in the front somewhere.
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Edwin Blugglehall - Sat, 09 Jan 2016 04:49:50 EST ID:npr+rKuE No.67998 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Search for the Course Learning Outcomes (CLO's) @ your local community college for the subject of your choice.

Match the learning objectives listed to relevant textbook.
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Cyril Badgeham - Sat, 09 Jan 2016 20:04:44 EST ID:DvZAzSbp No.67999 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP one way is to take notes, like take a section or chapter of the book and try to write it in your own words.

Don't just copy, write notes from what you understand.
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Martha Smallfoot - Sat, 09 Jan 2016 21:09:48 EST ID:ry03LAxU No.68000 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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As a student I read a lot of textbooks and I find that having lectures give me an outline and a basic understanding of the subject and it's terminology first helps a lot in absorbing the reading material. Perhaps you could try to get an overview of the subject through something lighter, such as wikipedia or a documentary before diving into the textbook. There are also a lot of lectures available online that you could look into.

Also, in my experience, different textbooks are very different in how they are structured. In some each chapter expands upon the earlier ones, reusing many concepts and much terminology, so you have to read most of the earlier chapters in order to understand a specific one. (I don't particularly like these as they can be a PITA if you don't have time to read all of them.)

Others have chapters that are more self-contained, so that if you have a basic understanding of the subject you can jump in and read up about the specific area you're interested in. When you are dealing with these it can help to have a specific question or area that you're interested in as an entry-point to the book and the subject.

As mentioned, taking notes is very good. Take notes on that which seems most fundamental, that which seems most difficult and any non-obvious terminology. Try to structure your notes and write legibly, they are a great resource when you need to look something up later on or when you want to repeat what you've learned. Draw diagrams, arrows, doodles or make analogies in your notes, whatever makes sense to you and helps explain the subject to you.

When you encounter unfamiliar terminology don't get bogged down in understanding exactly what it all means. Wikipedia and/or a dictionary is good for giving a basic overview of what a technical term means.

Fuck this turned into a long post. Time to hit the bong.


Stephen King by Ntnchamp2 - Sat, 09 May 2015 20:57:18 EST ID:fUjeQ70T No.67040 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Favorite Stephen king book? Does he deserve to be considered on the Mount Rushmore of novelists? Why doesn't academia accept him as culturally significant? Is he just another dean koontz?

Pic related/ I'm reading this now on suggestion even though King himself described it as an "Awful book" in a Rolling Stone interview
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George Surrybid - Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:11:44 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.67861 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Bump for new short story collection, listening to audiobook now before getting to the new book club book
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Ian Dartridge - Mon, 21 Dec 2015 17:33:21 EST ID:+7VDthU3 No.67918 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think King does best in the short story realm. Dolan's Cadillac, The Jaunt, and Crouch End are some of the best in my mind. He comes up with some wild ideas that work out well in under 40 pages or so.
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Eugene Fagglewig - Tue, 22 Dec 2015 11:31:25 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.67919 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>67918
His new collection, The Bazaar Of Bad Dreams, has some new classics just as good as the best of his short stories. I highly recommend it.
The first story is like 80s King, straight up horror/gore about a car that kills and eats people. The story had been released previously, so to make this collection more enticing, he expanded the story to make the car eat more random people this time LOL. Old school horror movie style, just adding extra scenes of the bad guy killing randoms, knowing it is what the audience wants.
It has emotional stories like Stand By Me. Terrifying stories, suspenseful ones, mind bending Lovecraftian ones, the whole King gambit of tricks.

ebook
https://kat.cr/stephen-king-the-bazaar-of-bad-dreams-epub-mobi-t11517293.html

audiobook
https://kat.cr/stephen-king-the-bazaar-of-bad-dreams-t11522709.html
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Edwin Haffingbury - Wed, 06 Jan 2016 21:17:02 EST ID:jWT+ZmkM No.67985 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>67918
Second "The Jaunt", what an amazing story.
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Edwin Haffingbury - Wed, 06 Jan 2016 21:18:23 EST ID:jWT+ZmkM No.67986 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>67919
I second this, his new collection is incredible imo. I love in the first notes when he says something along the lines of "Isn't it incredible that I am 62, and here we are after all this time".


I trying to find book by Carlton Mellick III... by medrox - Fri, 01 Jan 2016 11:04:53 EST ID:sHP+KSql No.67958 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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hello.
I'm trying to find the book "I Knocked Up Satan's Daughter" by Carlton Mellick III
online or download it.

i found out other books but not this one,long story short I ask politely if someone got the book if they could share it here.so this kind of request here.

or at last where i can find books online from other sites.

thank you.
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Jack Hinderfuck - Mon, 04 Jan 2016 09:50:53 EST ID:82ylk0L8 No.67970 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>67958
bump
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Priscilla Hossleteck - Mon, 04 Jan 2016 18:54:29 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.67971 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Not even Amazon has ebooks or audiobooks of it, just paperback. Sounds like it didn't make the transition to digital.


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