Plant Trees SF Events 2004 Archive: 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021


Just published at the BPS website:

Recommended Readings from Literature to Revolution

          "Reading is the only remaining gateway to the vast
          realms of pre-spectacle experience." (Guy Debord)

Out of his wide-ranging reading over the last five decades, Ken Knabb has
picked the books that he recommends most enthusiastically -- in classic and
modern literature, religion and philosophy, science and psychology, humor
and comics, history and revolution.

Over 500 books are listed, each followed with brief remarks on why you might
want to read it, which translations are most reliable, other works by or
about the same author, etc.

There are also several appendixes featuring children's books, "desert
island" books, other lists of great books, and excerpts from some of the
works recommended.

Knabb's list should have something of interest for readers of all levels and
tastes, but it will probably be most useful to the many people in this
increasingly illiterate age who have read few or none of these works -- 
helping them to start exploring the "vast realms" for themselves.

Messages such as this are sent out every month or two announcing the latest
additions to the BPS website. If you do not wish to receive such
announcements, please reply to this message with "UNSUBSCRIBE" in the
Subject line.

P.O. Box 1044, Berkeley CA 94701, USA
For updates and info, contact scott at planttrees dot org.