Sunday, October 6, 2013

David Bowie’s 75 “Must Read” Books

Who knew that David Bowie was so intellectually oriented?
Actually, I’m not that surprised. Anyway, from Brain Pickings, here
is his list of the 75 “must read books.” And of that list, here are the ten
that were published most recently:

  1. The Age of American Unreason (public library) by Susan Jacoby
  2. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (public library) by Junot Diaz
  3. The Coast of Utopia (trilogy) (public library) by Tom Stoppard
  4. Teenage: The Creation of Youth 1875–1945
         (public library) by Jon Savage
  5. Fingersmith (public library) by Sarah Waters
  6. The Trial of Henry Kissinger (public library) by Christopher
  7. Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder (public library) by Lawrence
  8. A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1890–1924
         (public library) by Orlando Figes
  9. The Insult (public library) by Rupert Thomson


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