Bowie’s Top 20 Books and More Goodies…

Here are some of David Bowie’s most treasured books. How many have you already read?

A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess, 1962

Inside the Whale and Other Essays, George Orwell, 1962

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Muriel Spark, 1961

Private Eye (magazine) 1961 –

On Having No Head: Zen and the Rediscovery of the Obvious, Douglas Harding, 1961

Silence: Lectures and Writing, John Cage, 1961

Strange People, Frank Edwards, 1961

The Divided Self, R. D. Laing, 1960

All The Emperor’s Horses, David Kidd, 1960

Billy Liar, Keith Waterhouse, 1959

The Leopard, Giuseppe Di Lampedusa, 1958

On The Road, Jack Kerouac, 1957

The Hidden Persuaders, Vance Packard, 1957

Room at the Top, John Braine, 1957

A Grave for a Dolphin, Alberto Denti di Pirajno, 1956

The Outsider, Colin Wilson, 1956

Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov, 1955

Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, 1949

The Street, Ann Petry, 1946

Black Boy, Richard Wright, 1945

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  1. wayoutradio says:

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    Here are some of David Bowie’s most treasured books. How many have you already read?

    A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess, 1962

    Inside the Whale and Other Essays, George Orwell, 1962

    The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Muriel Spark, 1961

    Private Eye (magazine) 1961 –

    On Having No Head: Zen and the Rediscovery of the Obvious, Douglas Harding, 1961

    Silence: Lectures and Writing, John Cage, 1961

    Strange People, Frank Edwards, 1961

    The Divided Self, R. D. Laing, 1960

    All The Emperor’s Horses, David Kidd, 1960

    Billy Liar, Keith Waterhouse, 1959

    The Leopard, Giuseppe Di Lampedusa, 1958

    On The Road, Jack Kerouac, 1957

    The Hidden Persuaders, Vance Packard, 1957

    Room at the Top, John Braine, 1957

    A Grave for a Dolphin, Alberto Denti di Pirajno, 1956

    The Outsider, Colin Wilson, 1956

    Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov, 1955

    Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, 1949

    The Street, Ann Petry, 1946

    Black Boy, Richard Wright, 1945

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