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I finished American Psycho last night and now I'm having an existential crisis.

American psycho and Lolita and books I've read recently that I've enjoyed.

I tried to read mein kampf but it was hella boring.

Idk specific genres I've only started reading anything at all again recently after a p long period of doing effectively none.

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Life of Pi
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(Original post by Retired_Messiah)
I finished American Psycho last night and now I'm having an existential crisis.

American psycho and Lolita and books I've read recently that I've enjoyed.

I tried to read mein kampf but it was hella boring.

Idk specific genres I've only started reading anything at all again recently after a p long period of doing effectively none.

Somebody help
Existential Crisis...Dan?
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The Girl on the Train. :yep:

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Existential Crisis...Dan?
Who is Dan? I know a gay lad called Dan. Pretty alright fella...
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All the light we cannot see is a good book
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All the light we cannot see is a good book
Sounds...dark

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I've just finished reading The Martian (https://wordery.com/the-martian-andy-weir-9781785031137) which was really good! It depends what you're interested in, if you can afford it just go on-line and buy some books that look appealing and then go from there.
I agree with OrdinaryStudent though, All the Light We Cannot See (https://wordery.com/search?term=all+...+we+cannot+see) is a great book
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If you want something like the one's you've mentioned then John Fowles' The Collector

For good books/authors in general, here are some of my favs:
- Bronte Sisters
- Margaret Atwood
- John Steinbeck's East of Eden
- The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
- Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, alongside any collection of her poems (Ariel is good to start with, go complete if you're feeling ambitious haha)
- Dramawise, anything by Shakespeare or Tennessee Williams - The Crucible by Arthur Miller is great too
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You need the Holy Bible, son.
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I would recommend The great gatsby, lady chatterleys lover, martina Coles books.


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(Original post by Retired_Messiah)
I finished American Psycho last night and now I'm having an existential crisis.

American psycho and Lolita and books I've read recently that I've enjoyed.

I tried to read mein kampf but it was hella boring.

Idk specific genres I've only started reading anything at all again recently after a p long period of doing effectively none.

Somebody help
A Streetcar Named Desire is really great, but I'd definitely get the Methuen versions of a play, unless it's Shakespeare. If you want to carry on with your despair then I'd read The Brothers Karamazov. American Pastoral is definitely lighter or The Master and Margarita it a great satirical fantasy by a Russian author.

If you want something to relieve your despair, then I'd whole heartedly recommend the City Watch series by Terry Pratchett which starts with Guards! Guards! Whenever I feel down, either generally or have a reading slump, I always turn to Pratchett.

I got bored by Mein Kampf too, are you following The Well Educated Mind programme or are you just a very fastidious history student? :-) If you like history, there are some good ancient Greek plays that aren't as intimidating as they sound that I can recommend :-)
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Like I always say when this question comes up - Das Kapital Vol 1 - Karl Marx.
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(Original post by Retired_Messiah)
I finished American Psycho last night and now I'm having an existential crisis.

American psycho and Lolita and books I've read recently that I've enjoyed.

I tried to read mein kampf but it was hella boring.

Idk specific genres I've only started reading anything at all again recently after a p long period of doing effectively none.

Somebody help
Sorry I didn't read the OP isn't it obvious that you should read some Jean Paul Sartre?
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No Country For Old Men is brilliant, love the way it's written too
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Have you tried A Clockwork Orange? That's an existential crisis and a half.
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(Original post by Retired_Messiah)
I finished American Psycho last night and now I'm having an existential crisis.

American psycho and Lolita and books I've read recently that I've enjoyed.

I tried to read mein kampf but it was hella boring.

Idk specific genres I've only started reading anything at all again recently after a p long period of doing effectively none.

Somebody help
'Before I go to Sleep' by SJ Watson is one of my favorite books of all time, as well as the Terry Pratchett Discworld series.
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(Original post by Retired_Messiah)
I finished American Psycho last night and now I'm having an existential crisis.

American psycho and Lolita and books I've read recently that I've enjoyed.

I tried to read mein kampf but it was hella boring.

Idk specific genres I've only started reading anything at all again recently after a p long period of doing effectively none.

Somebody help
catch 22
skulduggery pleasant series
cherub series
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minimarshmallow


you got a couple?
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Anthony Burgess...

The Malayan Trilogy

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