Best Books of 1925

What are your favorite books of 1925? Fiction, nonfiction, plays, etc.
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32 books · 45 voters · list created April 27th, 2010 by Susanna - Censored by GoodReads (votes) .
Tags: 1920s, 1925, best, favorite
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Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Good thing this list is called "best" (and not "most notorious") books of 1925. This WAS the year Hitler's "Mein Kampf" was published, after all ... ;(


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Reese I have shock being in full awareness of anybody having loving feelings for THE MAKING OF AMERICANS, and having such shock means feeling the needing to declare the feeling that I am feeling. The best is the best is the best. But if Gertrude's writing is the best, then the NOT BEST is the best is the best.


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Thom Dunn Well, if we put Mein Kampf at the very bottom of the list, would that indicate it's the worst of all those we can think of ?

I understand it's written in bad German prose, and I can avow that as a manifesto, it sucks.


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Reese Not surprisingly, I haven't read MEIN KAMPF in German or English -- or Spanish (Was a translation published in Argentina?)

Ideas aside, is Hitler's prose really "worse" than Gertrude's? I fail to understand why those who support the torture of terrorists don't replace waterboarding with the continuous reading (by someone who stutters) of THE MAKING OF AMERICANS and TENDER BUTTONS.


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Thom Dunn Tender Buttons ? ....I'll look it up, if only to avoid it.


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Reese T,
Please read a bit of it. I'd love to read what you have to say about it.
R


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Thom Dunn Rdbot (Reese) wrote: "T,
Please read a bit of it. I'd love to read what you have to say about it.
R"


Search replied "No book found"....Do you have author's name ?


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Reese It's one of Gertrude Stein's "masterpieces." The work is short; the reading time is looooonnnnnggggg. Go to www.bartleby.com, and you'll find an online version. If Picasso had sliced and diced the pages, then pasted the fragments on a canvas, "TB" might have been recognized as a work of art as well as a disease.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads A German professor I know once said the German in Mein Kampf was atrocious.

It's pretty bad in English, I can say that much.


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Susanna wrote: "A German professor I know once said the German in Mein Kampf was atrocious.

It's pretty bad in English, I can say that much."


I've never felt masochistic enough to slog through the whole thing, but yes, based on the bits I HAVE read I'd second that professor's verdict ...


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads It was a masochistic-enough exercise to read it in English!


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Themis-Athena wrote: "Susanna wrote: "A German professor I know once said the German in Mein Kampf was atrocious.

My friend Ann said I had to read it so I checked it out and tried but no luck. I didn't get far at all.



Susanna - Censored by GoodReads It was by far the most boring reading of my grad course in Nazi Germany, Mein Kampf.


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