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wheelchairman
03-01-2005, 02:20 PM
This was posted in another forum. And I answered it, but it took me so long, for all this pointless work, that now I feel I have to post it here as well. So I won't go insane.

This took way too fucking long.

Fuckin' hell. Alright, this is no particular order, just the books from my shelves. The top ones are mostly the kind of fiction that I was reading 4-12 years ago. Although all Robert Jordan/Heinlein books are teh shits.

Everworld - Fear The Fantastic - K. A. Applegate 2000 (read)
Everworld - Discover the Destroyer - K. A. Applegate 2000 (read)
Everworld - Realm of the Reaper - K. A. Applegate 1999 (read)
Everworld - Enter the Enchanted - K. A. Applegate 1999
Everworld - Land of Loss - K. A. Applegate 1999 (yeah I sucked as a pre-teen) (read)
Popeye - Avi 1995 (read)
Waiting For Godot - Samuel Beckett 1982 (read)
Life's Little Instruction Book - H. Jackson Brown Jr. 1991 (still has my doodles in it from when I was 3) (read)
Star Trek - First Frontier - Diance Carey and Dr. James I. Kirklands 1995 (read)
Book of Ghosts - Bruce Coville 1994 (read)
Timeline - Michael Crichton 1999 (read)
Star Trek The Next Generation - Dark Mirro - Diane Duane 1993 (read)
Prehistoric Monsters did the Strangest Things - Leonora and Arthur Hornblow 1974 (this book kicked ass) (read)
Stranger in a Strange Land - Robert A. Heinlein 1987 (still one of the best books of fiction I ever read) (read)
Starship Troopers - Robert A. Heinlein 1987 (read)
Star Trek The Next Generation - All Good Things - Michael Jan Friedman 1994 (read)
Gods, Demigods, & Demons, An Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology - Bernard Evslin 1975 (partially read)
Strange Matter - Bigfoot, Big Trouble - Engle & Barnes 1996 (what the fuck my youth) (read)
The Long Patrol - Brian Jacques 1997 (read)
Marlfox - Brian Jacques 1998 (read)
Outcast of Redwall - Brian Jacques 1996 (read)
Pearls of Lutra - Brian Jacques 1996 (read)
The Eye of the World - Robert Jordan 1990 (Robert Jordan books are the best books I ever read) (read)
The Great Hunt - Robert Jordan 1991 (read)
The Dragon Reborn - Robert Jordan 1991 (read)
The Shadow Rising - Robert Jordan 1993 (read)
The Fires of Heaven – 1993 (read)
Lord of Chaos - Robert Jordan 1994 (read)
A Crown of Swords - Robert Jordan 1996 (read)
The Path of Daggers - Robert Jordan 1998 (read)
Winter's Heart - Robert Jordan 2000 (read)
Crossroads of Twilight - Robert Jordan 2003 (read)
New Spring - Robert Jordan 2004 (read)
Fright Time - Various MCMXCV (haven't a clue what year that is, 1995 maybe?) (read)
The Seventh Tower - Renir - Garth Nix (haven't read it) 2001 (not read)
The Star Trek Encyclopediea, A Reference Guide to the Future - Michael Okude, Denise Okude, Debbie Mirek 1994 (partially read)
Star Trek Chronology, The History of the Future, Michael Okude, Denise Okuda, 1996 (partially read)
Starlog's Science Fiction Heroes and Heroines, David MacDonnell, 1995 (read)
Ghost Writer - Alien Alert - Susan Korman - 1996 (that tv show rocked) (read)
Tales of Mystery and Terror - Edgar Allan Poe MCMXCV (read)
The Color of Magic - Terry Prachet 1983 (partially read)
Planet Strange - Ragner Brothers (Cascadian Author, absolutely Brilliant) 1994 (read)
The Iceberg Hermit - Arthur Roth 1974 (read)
Star Trek - The Return - William Shatner 1996 (read)
Victoria - Knut Hamsun 1969 (so far this is the only book I've recieved since I've moved to Denmark, the rest are from before) (read)
Inside Star Trek, The Real Story - Herbert F Solow and Robert H. Justman 1996 (read)
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson MCMXCV (read)
Le Tour du Monde en 80 Jours - Jules Verne 1963 (Around the World in 80 Days) ( not read)
Star Trek Generations - John Vornholt – 1994 (read)
Star Trek First Contact - John Vornholt – 1996 (read)
The Time Machine - H. G. Wells MCMXCV (read)
I Don't Like Peas - Marie Vinje 1994 (omg autographed) (read)
Letters From A Nut - Jed L. Nancy 2000 (read)
Kratt's Creatures Our favourite Creatures - Chris Krat and Martin Kratt 1996 (this show totally rocked) (read)
School Daze - Jerry Spinelli 1992 (not read)
Battle Tech- Riposte -Michael A. Stackpole (didn't read this)
Al Capone and his Gang - Alan MacDonald 1999 (read)
Star Trek Deep Space Nine - The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition - Quark 1995 (read)
The Restless Dead - Daniel Cohen 1984 (read)
The World's Dumbest Criminals Jr. Edition - Daniel Butler and Alan Ray 1997 (read)
My Life With The Chimpanzees - Jane Goodall 1988 (read)
Hvem Hvad Hvor 2002 - Politiken 2003 (partially read)

wheelchairman
03-01-2005, 02:21 PM
From here are, are books that I've bought in the last few years

War in the Shadows, History of the Guerilla Vol. 1 & 2 - Robert B. Asprey 1975 (partially read)
The Complete Illustrated Stories of Hans Christian Andersen (I'm Danish you know) 1985 (partially read)
Røde Rosa - Toni Libersage - 1994 (Red Rosa) (not read)
Leninismens Grundlag - J. V. Stalin 1983 (Foundations of Leninism) printed by the press of my party, yay (read)
Høst ved Don - Michail Sjolokhov 1983 (not read)
Spørsmål i Leninismen - J.V. Stalin 1976 (Issues of Leninism) (read)
Værker Bind 7 - J. Stalin 1954 (Works Volume 7) (partially read)
Sovjetunionen i Krig - J. Stalin 1945 (The Soviet Union at War) (partially read)
Be My Guest - Conrad Hilton 1957 (not read)
Kim - Vibeke Malthe Brun 1945 (partially read)
Livet I Oldtiden - Frederik Poulsen MCMXLVII (not read)
Karl Marx on America & The Civil War - Edited by Saul K. Padover 1972 (partially read)
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 - Karl Marx 1988 (read)
The Conditions of the Working Class in England - Friedrich Engels 1999 (read)
Økonomi og Filosofi, Ungdomskrifter - Karl Marx 1962 (Economy and Philosophy, Youth Writings) (read)
The Poverty of Philosophy - Karl Marx Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow (there is no year) (read)
El Manifesto Comunista - Carlos Marx y Federico Engels 1994 (Habana) (read)
Det Kommunistiske Manifest - Karl Marx og Friedrich Engels 1997 (printed by my party) (read)
The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels 1998 (read)
Wage Labour and Capital / Value, Price and Profit - Karl Marx 1976 (read)
Class Struggles in France 1848-1850 - Karl Marx 1972 (read)
Introduktion til Kapitalens først bind, Bidrag til Kritik af den Politiske Økonomi - Karl Marx 1972 (not read) (Introduction to Capital's First Volume, Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy)
Capital, A New Abridgement - Karl Marx 1995 (the fact that this is an abridgement made this not very useful) (read)
The Civil in France - Karl Marx 1979 (read)
Der Bürgerkrieg in Frankreich - Karl Marx 1931 (see above title for translation)
Anti-Dühring - Friedrich Engels 1984 (partially read)
The Critique of the Gotha Programme - Karl Marx 1972 (read)
Fra Mit Liv og Min Tænkning - Albert Schweitzer 1931 (From my Life and Thoughts) (not read)
Et Folk i Lænker - Ivan Solonewitsch 1940 (A People in Chains) (read)
Socialismens Ideer - Erik Karlsson 1947 (not read)
Socialismen mellem utopi og virkelighed - Bentio Scocozza 1982 (not read)
ShrinkLits - Maurice Sagoff 1980 (read)
Forstå Filosofferne, Fra Thales til Wittgenstein – Wilhelm Weischedel 1989 (partially read)
The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody – Will Cuppy 1950 (read)
Candide – Voltaire 1930 (read)
Det moderne kina – teori og praksis – U Gruppen (Venskabsforbundet Danmark Kina) (The Modern China, Theory and Practice, by the U Group (Friendship Federation Denmark China, no year, but I’m certain it’s at least a few decades old.) (not read)
Soul on Ice – Eldridge Cleaver 1992 (read)
Paul Robeson, The Life and Times of a Free Black Man – Virginia Hamilton 1974 (read)
The Autobiography of Malcolm X – 1965 (read)
Lenin, Udvalgte Værker 16 bind – 1981 (Lenin, Selected Works 16 Volumes) (partially read)
Vilje Til Forandring, Mit live som Kommunist – Freddy Madsen 2002 (Will to Change, my life as a communist) (read)
Avesta, Den gamle iranske religions hellige skrifter – 1997 (Avesta, The Old Iranian Religions Holy Writings) (not read)
Koranen i udvalg – 1999 (The Coran in Selection) (not read)
Bla Bla 600 utrolight unødvendige oplysninger – 2004 (Blah Blah, 600 Incredibly Unnecessary Pieces of Information) (read)
Lenin For Beginners – A&Z 1977 (read)
Mao for Beginners – Rius and Friends 1980 (read)
Dude, Where’s my Country? – Michael Moore 2003 (read)
Beyond Good and Evil – Friedrich Nietzche 1997 (read)
The Complete Book of Handwriting Analysis for the Millions – Dorothy Sara 1967 (not read)
Jeg har levet mange liv – Aleksandra Kollontaj 1976 (I’ve lived many lives) (partially read)
Mao Tse-Tung, 4 Works 1967 (partially read)
Marxism, 100 Years in the Life of a Doctrine – Bertram D. Wolfe 1965 (not read)
Les Cent Jours de Normandie – Amiral Lemonnier 1961 (The 100 Days of Normandy) (not read)
I Kinas Søgelys – Harrison E. Salisbury 1967 (In China’s Spotlight)
Seven Years in Tibet – Heinrich Harrer 1955 (partially read)
There Really Is A Difference!, A Comparison of Covenant and Dispensational Theology – Renald E. Showers 1990 (not read)
Bibelen 2001 (the Bible) (read)
Holy Bible 1995 (read)
The Golden Children’s Bible 1993 (read)
20 års kamp for socialismen – 1998 (the history of my party printed by my party) (20 Year Fight for Socialism) (read)
Erindringer om Lenin – N.K. Krupskaja 1975 (Reminiscences of Lenin) (partially read)
On The Genealogy of Morals/Ecce Homo –Friedrich Nietzche 1969 (partially read)
Dobbelt Gængeren – Dostojevskij 1962 (The Dopple Ganger) (not read)
Gydens Pioner I – Maxim Gorki 1928 ( not read)
Mit Liv med Martin Luther King – Coretta Scott King 1970 (My Life with Martin Luther King) (not read)
Den Demokratiske Folkerepublik Koreas socialistiske forfatning 1972 (The Democratic People Republic Korea’s Socialist Constitution) (partially read)
Cuba y la Revolucion de Octubre – Mirta Aguirre 1987 (Cuba and the October Revolution) (not read)
Constitución de la República de Cuba 2001 (Constitution of the Republic of Cuba) (not read)
Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms – John Downes, Jordan Elliot Goodman 1995 (partially read)
The Vest-Pocket MBA – Jae K. Shim, Joel G Siegel, Abraham J. Simon 1986 (partially read)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man – James Joyce 2001 (partially read)
Politisk humour fra Østeuropa – Gunnar Nissen 1969 (Political humour from Eastern Europe) (read)
International Connoisseur’s Guide to Cigars – Jane Resnick 1997 (read)
Romerske Kejsere – Sueton 1977 (not read)
Islam – Verner Tranholm-Mikkelsen 1993 (partially read)
El Pensamiento Vivo – Fidel Castro 2003 (partially read)
Familiens, privatejendommens og statens oprindelse – Friedrich Engels 1977 (partially read)
Positivisme, Marxisme, Kritisk teori – 1972 (partially read)
The Art of Seduction around the World, Pick-up Lines in Six languages 2003 (read)
Udvalgte Skrifter Bind 1 – Karl Marx 1937 (partially read)

On The Juche Idea – Kim Jong Il 1982

Books on loan to people
Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzche (read)
2 books of speeches by Fidel Castro, (partially read)
Marx for Beginners by Rius, (read)
Marxism for Beginners, (read)
The German Ideology – Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (read)
Quotations of Chairman Mao Tse-Tung (read)
Mao’s Selected Writings (read)
King Jesus by Robert Graves (read)
Socialism: Utopian and Scientific, Friedrich Engels (read)
The Prince/The Discourses by Machiavelli (read)

Kathy
03-01-2005, 02:29 PM
Damn...you read a looooot..

Noodles is gay
03-01-2005, 02:33 PM
I'm far too lazy to type my books out, here's a few:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v203/elektra9/books.jpg

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A lot of classics books, the Harry Potter ones, lots of Terry Pratchett and Stephen King and some random stuff.

Faust
03-01-2005, 02:38 PM
From here are, are books that I've bought in the last few years

War in the Shadows, History of the Guerilla Vol. 1 & 2 - Robert B. Asprey 1975 (partially read)
The Complete Illustrated Stories of Hans Christian Andersen (I'm Danish you know) 1985 (partially read)
Røde Rosa - Toni Libersage - 1994 (Red Rosa) (not read)
Leninismens Grundlag - J. V. Stalin 1983 (Foundations of Leninism) printed by the press of my party, yay (read)
Høst ved Don - Michail Sjolokhov 1983 (not read)
Spørsmål i Leninismen - J.V. Stalin 1976 (Issues of Leninism) (read)
Værker Bind 7 - J. Stalin 1954 (Works Volume 7) (partially read)
Sovjetunionen i Krig - J. Stalin 1945 (The Soviet Union at War) (partially read)
Be My Guest - Conrad Hilton 1957 (not read)
Kim - Vibeke Malthe Brun 1945 (partially read)
Livet I Oldtiden - Frederik Poulsen MCMXLVII (not read)
Karl Marx on America & The Civil War - Edited by Saul K. Padover 1972 (partially read)
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 - Karl Marx 1988 (read)
The Conditions of the Working Class in England - Friedrich Engels 1999 (read)
Økonomi og Filosofi, Ungdomskrifter - Karl Marx 1962 (Economy and Philosophy, Youth Writings) (read)
The Poverty of Philosophy - Karl Marx Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow (there is no year) (read)
El Manifesto Comunista - Carlos Marx y Federico Engels 1994 (Habana) (read)
Det Kommunistiske Manifest - Karl Marx og Friedrich Engels 1997 (printed by my party) (read)
The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels 1998 (read)
Wage Labour and Capital / Value, Price and Profit - Karl Marx 1976 (read)
Class Struggles in France 1848-1850 - Karl Marx 1972 (read)
Introduktion til Kapitalens først bind, Bidrag til Kritik af den Politiske Økonomi - Karl Marx 1972 (not read) (Introduction to Capital's First Volume, Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy)
Capital, A New Abridgement - Karl Marx 1995 (the fact that this is an abridgement made this not very useful) (read)
The Civil in France - Karl Marx 1979 (read)
Der Bürgerkrieg in Frankreich - Karl Marx 1931 (see above title for translation)
Anti-Dühring - Friedrich Engels 1984 (partially read)
The Critique of the Gotha Programme - Karl Marx 1972 (read)
Fra Mit Liv og Min Tænkning - Albert Schweitzer 1931 (From my Life and Thoughts) (not read)
Et Folk i Lænker - Ivan Solonewitsch 1940 (A People in Chains) (read)
Socialismens Ideer - Erik Karlsson 1947 (not read)
Socialismen mellem utopi og virkelighed - Bentio Scocozza 1982 (not read)
ShrinkLits - Maurice Sagoff 1980 (read)
Forstå Filosofferne, Fra Thales til Wittgenstein – Wilhelm Weischedel 1989 (partially read)
The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody – Will Cuppy 1950 (read)
Candide – Voltaire 1930 (read)
Det moderne kina – teori og praksis – U Gruppen (Venskabsforbundet Danmark Kina) (The Modern China, Theory and Practice, by the U Group (Friendship Federation Denmark China, no year, but I’m certain it’s at least a few decades old.) (not read)
Soul on Ice – Eldridge Cleaver 1992 (read)
Paul Robeson, The Life and Times of a Free Black Man – Virginia Hamilton 1974 (read)
The Autobiography of Malcolm X – 1965 (read)
Lenin, Udvalgte Værker 16 bind – 1981 (Lenin, Selected Works 16 Volumes) (partially read)
Vilje Til Forandring, Mit live som Kommunist – Freddy Madsen 2002 (Will to Change, my life as a communist) (read)
Avesta, Den gamle iranske religions hellige skrifter – 1997 (Avesta, The Old Iranian Religions Holy Writings) (not read)
Koranen i udvalg – 1999 (The Coran in Selection) (not read)
Bla Bla 600 utrolight unødvendige oplysninger – 2004 (Blah Blah, 600 Incredibly Unnecessary Pieces of Information) (read)
Lenin For Beginners – A&Z 1977 (read)
Mao for Beginners – Rius and Friends 1980 (read)
Dude, Where’s my Country? – Michael Moore 2003 (read)
Beyond Good and Evil – Friedrich Nietzche 1997 (read)
The Complete Book of Handwriting Analysis for the Millions – Dorothy Sara 1967 (not read)
Jeg har levet mange liv – Aleksandra Kollontaj 1976 (I’ve lived many lives) (partially read)
Mao Tse-Tung, 4 Works 1967 (partially read)
Marxism, 100 Years in the Life of a Doctrine – Bertram D. Wolfe 1965 (not read)
Les Cent Jours de Normandie – Amiral Lemonnier 1961 (The 100 Days of Normandy) (not read)
I Kinas Søgelys – Harrison E. Salisbury 1967 (In China’s Spotlight)
Seven Years in Tibet – Heinrich Harrer 1955 (partially read)
There Really Is A Difference!, A Comparison of Covenant and Dispensational Theology – Renald E. Showers 1990 (not read)
Bibelen 2001 (the Bible) (read)
Holy Bible 1995 (read)
The Golden Children’s Bible 1993 (read)
20 års kamp for socialismen – 1998 (the history of my party printed by my party) (20 Year Fight for Socialism) (read)
Erindringer om Lenin – N.K. Krupskaja 1975 (Reminiscences of Lenin) (partially read)
On The Genealogy of Morals/Ecce Homo –Friedrich Nietzche 1969 (partially read)
Dobbelt Gængeren – Dostojevskij 1962 (The Dopple Ganger) (not read)
Gydens Pioner I – Maxim Gorki 1928 ( not read)
Mit Liv med Martin Luther King – Coretta Scott King 1970 (My Life with Martin Luther King) (not read)
Den Demokratiske Folkerepublik Koreas socialistiske forfatning 1972 (The Democratic People Republic Korea’s Socialist Constitution) (partially read)
Cuba y la Revolucion de Octubre – Mirta Aguirre 1987 (Cuba and the October Revolution) (not read)
Constitución de la República de Cuba 2001 (Constitution of the Republic of Cuba) (not read)
Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms – John Downes, Jordan Elliot Goodman 1995 (partially read)
The Vest-Pocket MBA – Jae K. Shim, Joel G Siegel, Abraham J. Simon 1986 (partially read)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man – James Joyce 2001 (partially read)
Politisk humour fra Østeuropa – Gunnar Nissen 1969 (Political humour from Eastern Europe) (read)
International Connoisseur’s Guide to Cigars – Jane Resnick 1997 (read)
Romerske Kejsere – Sueton 1977 (not read)
Islam – Verner Tranholm-Mikkelsen 1993 (partially read)
El Pensamiento Vivo – Fidel Castro 2003 (partially read)
Familiens, privatejendommens og statens oprindelse – Friedrich Engels 1977 (partially read)
Positivisme, Marxisme, Kritisk teori – 1972 (partially read)
The Art of Seduction around the World, Pick-up Lines in Six languages 2003 (read)
Udvalgte Skrifter Bind 1 – Karl Marx 1937 (partially read)

On The Juche Idea – Kim Jong Il 1982

Books on loan to people
Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzche (read)
2 books of speeches by Fidel Castro, (partially read)
Marx for Beginners by Rius, (read)
Marxism for Beginners, (read)
The German Ideology – Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (read)
Quotations of Chairman Mao Tse-Tung (read)
Mao’s Selected Writings (read)
King Jesus by Robert Graves (read)
Socialism: Utopian and Scientific, Friedrich Engels (read)
The Prince/The Discourses by Machiavelli (read)

omg...you`re one tough guy to be sane after writing down all those.......
reading them is quite a job itself, too.. though I bet you have rather enjoyed reading them because you also possess them.

dirtybird
03-01-2005, 02:54 PM
I have books in my personal library.. I'm only 14 so it's not large at all though.

The Talking Pie
03-01-2005, 03:16 PM
Most of these are wicked-old. They have that nice I'll fall apart if you open me book smell.

Philosophical/Political
1984
Animal Farm
Brave New World
Mini-Nietzsche
Sophie's World

General Fiction
Black Beauty
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Complete Works of Shakespeare
Down and Out in Paris and London
Goosebumps (near-complete collection)
Poe's Complete Works
Regeneration
Robin Hood
The Hobbit
The Outsider
Through the Looking Glass

Misc.
Elpis Israel
Mick Foley Autobiography
So What! (Metallica Thing)
Writers' & Artists' Yearbook

wheelchairman
03-01-2005, 03:23 PM
Goosebump's rocked so hardcore.Old books are the best.

Faust, it was more mind-numbingly tedious to write them down, than it was to read them.

Faust
03-01-2005, 03:29 PM
, it was more mind-numbingly tedious to write them down, than it was to read them.
haha.. I`m sure it was...there`s no doubt about it.
I used to keep record of all the books I read(not possess), but then little by little the list began to reach its destiny; failure.

but now that you`ve done the list, it`s easy to keep it up to date..in theory...))

wheelchairman
03-01-2005, 03:34 PM
Yeah you are right. I can do it with my cds easy.

But I honestly don't know how to organize my books. A good 1/3rd of those books are lying around my room in different places. It'll never be organized.

Noodles is gay
03-01-2005, 03:36 PM
Yeah you are right. I can do it with my cds easy.

But I honestly don't know how to organize my books. A good 1/3rd of those books are lying around my room in different places. It'll never be organized.

Mine are in 2 alphabetical orders - 1 for classics books, and 1 for non-classics books :p apart from the ones i'm reading -> they're just on the floor/bed/desk

Faust
03-01-2005, 03:45 PM
Yeah you are right. I can do it with my cds easy.

But I honestly don't know how to organize my books. A good 1/3rd of those books are lying around my room in different places. It'll never be organized.
heh.. yep, cds are easier to keep organized..
I have read tons of books but I have only a few of my own since they tend to be so damn expensive here and I don`t have an access to a cheap web store.
luckily, we have decent libraries(could be somewhat better though) + I like visiting library and renting books.

wheelchairman
03-01-2005, 04:00 PM
ah well I know the good places to buy books here, and I have a friend who has a friend who works in a book store.

Also I grew up in a University town, so whenever I go back to Eugene, I stock up on books.

In Copenhagen I never pay more than 1-2 dollars per book, in Eugene it can go up to 5 dollars.

Where you from?

Faust
03-01-2005, 04:13 PM
I`m from Finland, books cost from 15 euros to 40 euros here in a book store.. the last one that I bought was Daniel Goleman`s emotional intelligence and it cost 17 euros, normal price was 29,90. so I prefer renting.... and spending money on something else..
so you`re from denmark.. are you really confined to wheelchair? I don`t like using the word "confine", because it refers to being restricted.
your beret (the hat) reminds me of the ones used here in the military forces, is it something like that?

wheelchairman
03-01-2005, 04:15 PM
Nope, I'm fully functional. The beret has the Cuban flag on it. So it's not really a military thing, at least not in Denmark.

I always buy my books second-hand, always. Isn't that possible in Finland?

Faust
03-01-2005, 04:23 PM
Nope, I'm fully functional. The beret has the Cuban flag on it. So it's not really a military thing, at least not in Denmark.

I always buy my books second-hand, always. Isn't that possible in Finland?
yea it actually is. and then the price is usually between 5 and 10..
but it`s also pretty random seeking.. and the classics won`t lay too long in the second hand stores before someone buys them..
should be in the right place in the right time, but I hardly ever succeed in it )
or maybe a friend who would know what kind of books you like and take them under the desk before selling them on..

Faust
03-01-2005, 04:30 PM
btw, the left has a surprisingly big adhesion among young people here.
it`s like, the old are against the left and the young are for it.
to generalize a bit.

Betty
03-01-2005, 04:36 PM
I'll only list the ones I brought with me from home. Some are gifts, a few but not many are purchased, and a few are borrowed/stolen (not from stores!):

Harry Potter 1, 2, 3, 5.
The Catcher in the Rye
Invitation to the Game - Monica Hughes
The Chrysalids - John Wyndham
Animal Farm - George Orwell (borrowed this form the magical book storage room at my highschool... they deserverved it though cause it's not like we actually got to READ any of the good books there)
Garden of Shadows - V.C. Andrews
My Sweet Audrina - V.C. Andrews
Acts of Light - Emily Dickinson
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul
It - Stephen King
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Door to December - Dean Koontz
Discourse on Metaphysics - G.W. Leibniz (bought for school)
Introduction to Metaphysics - Heidegger (bought for school)

And a hell of a lot of chemistry books that nobody would care about unless they were in the discipline in which case they would be like "Ahhh... Atkins... Ahhh... Cotton... " etc.

Mostly I borrow books or get them from the library.

Dive
03-01-2005, 09:16 PM
Aeschylus- The Oresteia
Arroyo- Home Movies of Narcissus
Baldwin- Giovanni’s Room
Brown- Edgar Huntly
Camus- The Stranger
Camus- The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays
Camus- Caligula and other plays
Camus- The Fall
Camus- The Rebel
Camus- Resistance, Rebellion, and Death
Chopin- The Awakening
Conrad- Heart of Darkness
Cooper- The Last of the Mohicans
Dostoevsky- The Brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky- Notes from Underground
Dumas- The Count of Monte Cristo
Eliot- Collected Poems 1909-1962
Epic of Gilgamesh
Foster- The Coquette
Genet- Our Lady of the Flowers
Genet- The Thief’s Journal
Glück- Wild Iris
Goethe- Faust Part 1
Goethe- The Sorrows of Young Werther
Golding- Lord of the Flies
Greenfield- translation of Beowulf
Hadas- Laws
Hardy- Jude the Obscure
Harmon & Holmen- A Handbook to Literature
Hart- Damage
Hawthorne- The Blithedale Romance
Heaney- translation of Beowulf
Heller- The History of Women Artists
Homer- The Illiad
Homer- The Odyssey
Hudgins- Ecstatic in the Poison
Huxley- Brave New World
James- The Portrait of a Lady
James- The Turn of the Screw
Kafka- The Complete Stories
Kierkegaard- Either/Or Part 1
Kierkegaard- Fear and Trembling
Kierkegaard- The Sickness Unto Death
Knowles- A Separate Peace
Lawrence- Sons and Lovers
Lodge- Changing Places
Lodge- Therapy
Lord Byron- The Major Works
Mallory- King Arthur and His Knights
Mann- Doctor Faustus
Marlowe- Doctor Faustus
Marx and Engels- The Communist Manifesto
Nietzsche- Twilight of the Idols
Nietzsche- The Will to Power
Nietzsche- Thus Spake Zarathustra
Nietzsche- Beyond Good and Evil
Nietzsche- The Birth of Tragedy
Nietzsche- On the Genealogy of Morals
Norton Anthology of American Literature Parts 1 and 2
Norton Anthology of British Literature Parts 1 and 2
Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces
Norton Shakespeare
Ovid- Metamorphoses
Orwell- 1984
Orwell- Animal Farm
Piercy- Colors Passing Through Us
Plato- The Republic
Potok- The Chosen
Proust- Swann’s Way
Proust- The Guermantes Way
Proulx- The Shipping News
Ramayana
Rilke- Selected Poetry
Riverside Milton (Anthology of works by John Milton)
Rosenstand- The Moral of the Story (moral philosophy)
Salinger- The Catcher in the Rye
Salinger- Nine Stories
Sartre- Nausea
Sartre- No Exit and three other plays
Sartre- The Wall and other stories
Sartre- Being and Nothingness
Sartre- Existentialism and Human Emotions
Sartre- The Words
Schopenhauer- The World as Will and Idea
Schopenhauer- Essays and Aphorisms
Shepard- Seven Plays
Shelley- Frankenstein
Solomon- Philosophy of Erotic Love
Sophocles- Oedipus Rex
Stevens- Collected Poems
Stoppard- Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Tiersky- Europe Today
Twain- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Virgil- The Aeneid
Voltaire- Candide
Washburn- Philosophical Dilemmas
Wiesel- Night



A lot of them were for school.

HornyPope
03-01-2005, 09:42 PM
I have too much stuff between my house, my mom's, my grandma's (two houses), and all the books I gave away/left behind the two times my family moved. I dream I can build a sufficient library so I could consacrate a whole room to it in a my new house.

HornyPope
03-01-2005, 09:47 PM
I actually started to make a list but then I realized it's way too much trouble to translate the titles of the books to Englsh as most of them are either in French or Russian.

Ken Jennings
03-01-2005, 10:05 PM
Let me summarize my whole library for you. Magazines and cook books.

dirtybird
03-02-2005, 12:04 AM
Cook books? You cook? Or are they just random books you found in trashcans that you thought you could use as a coaster or something?

Tizzalicious
03-02-2005, 01:56 AM
I don't buy a lot of books, I usually get them from the library...but I have"

All Harry Potter ones
The LOTR ones
a few by Virginia Andrews

That's it :o

HeadAroundU
03-02-2005, 02:21 AM
I have several hundred books!I'm not reading them because I don't like reading!

RXP
03-02-2005, 03:39 AM
http://offspringstuff.free.fr/pics/books1.jpg
http://offspringstuff.free.fr/pics/books2.jpg

Just law books. And a cook book somewhere. Oh and "Love and Limmerance" by Tenov.

wheelchairman
03-02-2005, 07:12 AM
I don't buy a lot of books, I usually get them from the library...but I have"


I do that semi-often too. But for a while there I owed the library 50 euros. holy shit.

Killb0y
03-02-2005, 07:47 AM
Wow lots of book about law you got there. My books are verry old and I don't even have time to read them, though I read some of them twice