75 Books Everyone Must Read, According To David Bowie


You listen to David Bowie, and you listen well.

Thought Catalog

In tandem with the opening of “David Bowie I,” the most recent David Bowie-themed exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario, which will run from September 25th to November 27th, curators Geoffrey Marsh and Victoria Broackes released a list of David Bowie’s top 100 favorite books of all time. Here, 75 of his 100 favorite books.
  1. The Age of American Unreason, Susan Jacoby, 2008
  2. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz, 2007
  3. The Coast of Utopia (trilogy), Tom Stoppard, 2007
  4. Teenage: The Creation of Youth 1875-1945, Jon Savage, 2007
  5. Fingersmith, Sarah Waters, 2002
  6. The Trial of Henry Kissinger, Christopher Hitchens, 2001
  7. Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder, Lawrence Weschler, 1997
  8. A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1890-1924, Orlando Figes, 1997
  9. The Insult, Rupert Thomson, 1996
  10. Wonder Boys, Michael Chabon, 1995
  11. The Bird Artist, Howard Norman, 1994
  12. Kafka Was…

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