Book Recommendations By RM (Kim Namjoon) of BTS
Kim Namjoon or RM (Rap Monster) most famously known for amazing leadership skills, killer rapping, sexy mind, adorable dimples and a bewitching personality is a well known bibliophile too. At times, he has talked about being inspired by the books he reads and that is what is reflected in the music he makes. Compiled here is a list of some of the books he has recommended over the interviews, Soops and in the BTS scenes. Being aware of the fact that this list doesn't features all the books he recommended, here's a request ARMY, let it be known if you guys want another Book Recommendations By RM of BTS. Enjoy!
Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 - Cho Nam Joo
The Stranger - Albert Camus
A Bigger Message: Conversations with David Hockney - Martin Gayford
Human Acts - Han Kang
Those Who Walk Away from Omelas - Ursula K. Le Guin
Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
Kitchen - Banana Yoshimoto
Seoul-Si - Ha Sang Wook
Walden - Henry David Thoreau
1984 - George Orwell
The Noonday Demon - Andrew Solomon
Almond - Won Pyung Sohn
Kafka On The Shore - Haruki Murakami
Demian - Hermann Hesse
Please Look After Mother - Kyung Sook Shin
Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami
The Soul of a Tree: A Master Woodworker's Reflections - George Nakashima
Nature - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera
Me Before You - Jojo Moyes
IQ84 - Haruki Murakam
The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
Breaking Out of the Man Box: The Next Generation of Manhood - Tony Porter
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
If I Knew Then What I Know Now, Love As If You’ve Never Been Hurt - Ryu Shiva
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I tried to find something about this to reblog and share, but I didn't see anything so I wanted to put this out there. More than 1000 authors have all signed a petition to stand in solidarity with trans rights and essentially condemning J.K. Rowling's TERF views.
This includes Stephen King (which coincides with his Twitter drama with Rowling from before), Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman, and more big names in the industry.
Look at those beautiful trans supportive authors!
The Google doc with the letter and a list of the authors who signed it can be found here:
Here is a link to an LA Times article:
And here is a link to the Guardian article:
I thought, given all the sincere disappointment I've heard from people who loved her books, at least this gives you an alternative source.
Trans rights are human rights!
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