David Bowie's Formative Reading List

Via Brain Pickings from a retrospective of Bowie's work at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The list is in chronological order. Here is the first ten.

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


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