1000 novels everyone must read. The Neglected Books Page » The New Republic (1934) “Good Books That Almost Nobody Has Read” and “More About Neglected Books,” from The New Republic magazine, 1934 In early 1934, Malcolm Cowley, then literary editor of the New Republic magazine, sent out a series of letters to a number of America’s leading novelists and critics. “Each year,” he wrote, … a few good books get lost in the shuffle. Roman History Reading Group: Reading List by Alpha. The Roman History Reading Group: Reading List for 2008. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon Abridged / Unabridged Online: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapters XXXVI to the end of Volume III From the sack of Rome by the Vandals to King Arthur, followed by Gibbon's General Observations on the Fall of the Roman Empire in the West.
The second half of Chapter XXXVII and most of Chapter XXXVIII are strictly speaking outside our period. Donald Barthelme's barthelmismo. Endings are elusive, middles are nowhere to be found, but worst of all is to begin, to begin, to begin Donald Barthelme is the father of postmodern fiction and funny as all hell.
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