David Bowie’s Favorite Books

David Bowie was a rock n roll hall of famer and an iconic musical rock star loved by millions. Not only was he always practicing music and performing, but he also loved to read. According to entertainment weekly, his idea of “perfect happiness was reading”. He gave a list of his recommend and favorite must read books and here are a few:

The Age of American Unreason, Susan Jacoby (2008)

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz (2007)

The Coast of Utopia (trilogy), Tom Stoppard (2007)

Teenage: The Creation of Youth 1875-1945, Jon Savage (2007)

Fingersmith, Sarah Waters (2002)

The Trial of Henry Kissinger, Christopher Hitchens (2001)

Mr Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder, Lawrence Weschler (1997)

A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1890-1924, Orlando Figes (1997)

The Insult, Rupert Thomson (1996) Wonder Boys, Michael Chabon (1995)

The Bird Artist, Howard Norman (1994)

Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir, Anatole Broyard (1993)

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Must Read Books

Everyone loves a good read once in a while to have some peace and quiet to themselves. Books can make you feel deep into a story, almost like you are there. All of the following books have overall gotten high ratings and have sold thousands of copies around the world. Throughout the history of books, we have come across many of best sellers and here are some that book-lovers must read! To see more amazing and top rated books, and the summary and description of each book listed below, click here.

  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak