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The Will To Sickness by Gerhard Roth
The Will To Sickness
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“The sky itself had broken open and become black and gangrenous, then started to discharge fluids.”


The Will to Sickness is an austere, almost clinical, character study of a man named Kalb. We follow him as he goes about his day, the events of which a
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Revolting Prostitutes by Molly Smith
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Discourse surrounding sex work is often constrained to the realm of purely moral questions: Is sex something that should be sold? Does sex work not degrade sex as an act, and thus the sex worker as a person? Further, does allowing sex work not degrad ...more
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Crystallography by Christian Bök
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The best place to begin talking about Christian Bök’s Crystallography is, interestingly, its end. In the book’s closing section, Bök writes: “While the word ‘crystallography’ quite literally means ‘lucid writing,’ this book does not concern itself wi ...more
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German Essays on Socialism in the Nineteenth Century by Manfred Stassen
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The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm
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Fromm’s central thesis is that love is a skill, not an experience. It requires a great deal of effort to gain a mastery of love, and such a mastery is the only road to true mature love. Just as a carpenter must train, try and fail, and put hours of c ...more
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Law and Marxism by Evgeny Pashukanis
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Before reading this book, the only times I'd ever encountered Marxist theories of law were either woeful strawmen which legal academics constructed only to blow down without having to engage with Marx*, or truthful but highly reductionist accounts. I ...more
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Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory by Neil MacCormick
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Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory is not so much a "third way" between Hart's positivism and Dworkin's rights thesis (as it was explained to me), as it is an expansion of positivism which subsumes and counters some of Dworkin's critiques. Its focus is ...more
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TODAY BOOKS ARE NOT BURNED. THEY ARE BURIED. WE SHALL UNEARTH THEM.
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This a group to read and celebrate the writings of Arno Schmidt, with especial emphasis upon the forthcoming release of the Woodsing of his Meisterstü ...more
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Women and Men began as a reading group for Joseph McElroy's masterpiece. It has developed into All Things McElroy. We have chapter threads for discuss ...more
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