42 books — 33 voters
Classics must resonate with an audience and have continued readership. Modern classics are generally written after WWI. They are also popularly known as "contemporary classics."
The Great War in Fiction and Non-Fiction
112 books — 125 voters
African American Plays
17 books — 23 voters
Tales of New York City (fiction and nonfiction)
1,296 books — 1,090 voters
“ In the infinitesimal glow of the stars, the trees and flowers were strewing their cool odos. There was no moon. ”
“ İşte bütün bunlar K.’ya kendisiyle bütün bağların koparıldığı, şimdi doğal olarak her zamankinden daha özgür olduğu ve ona başka zaman yasak olan bu yerde istediği kadar bekleyebileceği hissini verdi; sanki özgürlüğünü kimsenin yapamayacağı bir mücadeleyle elde etmişti ve kimse ona dokunamazdı, onu kovamazdı, hatta onunla konuşamazdı bile; ama bu inanç öylesine güçlüydü ki, sanki aynı zamanda bu özgürlükten, bu bekleyişten, bu dokunulmazlıktan daha anlamsız ve çaresiz bir şey yoktu. ”
Inspire and be Inspired! Welcome to Inspiring Book Club where you can talk about your all-time f…more
[close] Inspire and be Inspired! Welcome to Inspiring Book Club where you can talk about your all-time favorite book that has inspired you the most, and helped change your life. What book has touched you deeper than any other? What words have moved you and transformed the way you look at life? No self-promotional books please. Let us build a library of inspiring books that we hold dear to our hearts and create a shelf filled with such special books. Inspiring others is the pathway to our own discoveries —RCC
1,593 members, last active 19 days ago
This group is aimed towards people who tend to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. Most genres will be f…more
[close] This group is aimed towards people who tend to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. Most genres will be featured from time-to-time. However, the pre-dominant genres will be: Classics, Modern Classics, Dystopia, Philosophy, Post-modern, History, and Fantasy/Sci-fi. Expect reads from authors such as: George Orwell, Kurt Vonnegut, Antony Beevor, Aldous Huxley, Dostoyevsky, John Steinbeck, DFW, Margaret Atwood, Ernest Hemmingway, Stephen King, Franz Kaftka, Shakespeare, and many more. There will be 2 or 3 books per month.
24 members, last active 11 months ago
This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underrep…more
[close] This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring mind and a desire to gain or share “underground knowledge”. This is also a place for readers to discuss the controversial topics explored in The Underground Knowledge Series (non-fiction books) by James Morcan & Lance Morcan as well as the Underground Knowledge podcast show.
10,844 members, last active 9 hours ago
This Group is for the people who enjoy the Classics! Discuss Mr. Darcy's behavior, dive 20,000 l…more
[close] This Group is for the people who enjoy the Classics! Discuss Mr. Darcy's behavior, dive 20,000 leagues under the sea, and fall down a rabbit hole into Wonderland. Enjoy the classics that will be enjoyed by people today and many years in the future. Here we appreciate all the classics, old or modern, we love and discuss them all. We’re very open and friendly and always on the look out for a good book recommendation. Feel free to create your own posts or hop in on one already started! Every other month we have a great group read too, so make sure to look out for that! Glad to have you here :) P.S. - Hello to all my Shelfari transplants! So sad Shelfari is going away but hopefully we can make this a great home too!
99 members, last active 2 months ago
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