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Old 07-26-2012, 03:18 PM   #31
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And also the Finnish 'Kalevala'

Not really worthy.
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Old 07-26-2012, 03:28 PM   #32
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Imo they really missed with Albert Camus. His best book IMO is either The Plague or Caligula (its a play, but still., my favorite book )
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Old 07-26-2012, 03:46 PM   #33
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The Modern Library did a list of the 100 Best Books in English. Then then also asked the public to vote. Which resulted in a Top 10 stuffed with Ayn Rand and L. Ron Hubbard.


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Old 07-26-2012, 06:54 PM   #34
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31 here.

To be honest I think this list isn't half bad. Of course, it is very far from the one I would have made, and there are some terrible holes.
But it is also quite representative of all times, places and genres.
I especially like that Dostoevskij has the most spots... if the implied message is "he's the GOAT" I agree.
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Old 07-26-2012, 07:04 PM   #35
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ISH should make their own list..
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:28 PM   #36
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I remember 'reading' 1984 in 7th grade and then bragging to my friends about it.
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:41 PM   #37
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List is Godawful. Where's Superfudge?


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where the sidewalk ends should be on the list too.
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Old 07-27-2012, 02:01 AM   #38
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some thoughts:

I think that no author should have more than one book in it.
I'm a big Dostoyevsky fan but that's just disrespectful. btw, I've found the list because it was linked in the wikipedia page on him...

imo, Hermann Hesse should be in there. And there is no way a list without 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra' from Nietzsche is legit...




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ISH should make their own list..

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How would you do it? Everybody can choose ten books?





oh, and I've also read Don Quixote
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Old 07-27-2012, 03:48 AM   #39
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How would you do it? Everybody can choose ten books?






Sounds nice.
We really should make some selection of who takes part in this though

Maybe ZeN, who has both the literary knowledge and the posters knowledge, could make a list of possible voting posters? Tough task I know
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Old 07-27-2012, 04:15 AM   #40
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Sounds nice.
We really should make some selection of who takes part in this though

Maybe ZeN, who has both the literary knowledge and the posters knowledge, could make a list of possible voting posters? Tough task I know

I think one should let everybody vote (except obvious trolling). Sure, you have the risk of having Dan Brown as a ATG writer in the list but hey, that's the internet, that's ISH

I think I would make it like this: Everybody can nominate up to 10 diffrent books maximum. The OP keeps a list updated. A book makes the list as soon as it has 2 votes.

Do we want to aloud an author having multiple books in the list?
Do we aloud a voter to vote for multiple books from the same author?

Let's make a quick poll. Oh wait, there is no poll function in this fucking cheap ass message board......
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Old 07-27-2012, 04:35 AM   #41
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I think one should let everybody vote (except obvious trolling). Sure, you have the risk of having Dan Brown as a ATG writer in the list but hey, that's the internet, that's ISH

I think I would make it like this: Everybody can nominate up to 10 diffrent books maximum. The OP keeps a list updated. A book makes the list as soon as it has 2 votes.

Do we want to aloud an author having multiple books in the list?
Do we aloud a voter to vote for multiple books from the same author?

Let's make a quick poll. Oh wait, there is no poll function in this fucking cheap ass message board......

I'm antidemocratic when it comes to such matters I couldn't stand the view of Dan Brown or Patricia Cornwell and the likes in an all time book list.

But hey, who cares, in the end it's ISH. I guess that making the voters selection would be more problematic.

I like your proposal, here' my thoughts:

- Anyone can propose 10 books, even multiple books from the same author
- No threshold at all for entering the overall list, but...
- the books that have got at least 3 nominations enter the "top tier" for a second voting round aimed at ranking them
- posters who can vote in the second round are those who have proposed at least one book that made the top tier

what do you think?
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Old 07-27-2012, 04:48 AM   #42
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I'm antidemocratic when it comes to such matters I couldn't stand the view of Dan Brown or Patricia Cornwell and the likes in an all time book list.

But hey, who cares, in the end it's ISH. I guess that making the voters selection would be more problematic.

I like your proposal, here' my thoughts:

- Anyone can propose 10 books, even multiple books from the same author
- No threshold at all for entering the overall list, but...
- the books that have got at least 3 nominations enter the "top tier" for a second voting round aimed at ranking them
- posters who can vote in the second round are those who have proposed at least one book that made the top tier

what do you think?

sounds awesome! - do you feel like making it? Would be a great thread. Reading people's top 10 should be inspiring...

and I really wonder how the final ISH best books of all time list would look like!
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Old 07-27-2012, 04:54 AM   #43
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sounds awesome! - do you feel like making it? Would be a great thread. Reading people's top 10 should be inspiring...

and I really wonder how the final ISH best books of all time list would look like!

Er... I am afraid I don't have the time to. I still have to make the "World's best food according to ISH" ranking
But I would surely try and follow closely.
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Old 07-27-2012, 05:46 AM   #44
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I'm antidemocratic when it comes to such matters I couldn't stand the view of Dan Brown or Patricia Cornwell and the likes in an all time book list.

But hey, who cares, in the end it's ISH. I guess that making the voters selection would be more problematic.

I like your proposal, here' my thoughts:

- Anyone can propose 10 books, even multiple books from the same author
- No threshold at all for entering the overall list, but...
- the books that have got at least 3 nominations enter the "top tier" for a second voting round aimed at ranking them
- posters who can vote in the second round are those who have proposed at least one book that made the top tier

what do you think?
I think it'd be very cool.
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Old 07-27-2012, 05:55 AM   #45
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sounds awesome! - do you feel like making it? Would be a great thread. Reading people's top 10 should be inspiring...

and I really wonder how the final ISH best books of all time list would look like!
I wouldn't be so hyped. People these days don't read for shit, you'd probably have some buch of bestsellers all in their lists and then an occasional classic. But not really a full field of worthy books... People eat what they're fed, and this will be average books all over + a guy, let's say, Shakespear, because somebody wants to act like a refined tastes guy. Music draft would be a little better in this way, but also full of acting and trying to look more this or more that. Dunno...
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