David Bowie’ 100 yndlingsbøger

David Bowie 100 favorite books

New York Public Library deler denne liste af bøger, som David Bowie i 2013 kategoriserede som sin 100 yndlingsbøger. Hvilken liste, det er! Og hvilken reading challenge det er, at gå i gang med at læse Bowie’ yndlingsbøger.

Har du læst nogle af bøgerne?

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Diaz, Flaubert, Homer…

INTERVIEWS WITH FRANCIS BACON* by David Sylvester.
BILLY LIAR* by Keith Waterhouse
ROOM AT THE TOP* by John Braine
ON HAVING NO HEAD* by Douglass Harding
KAFKA WAS THE RAGE* by Anatole Broyard
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE* by Anthony Burgess
CITY OF NIGHT* by John Rechy
THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO* by Junot Diaz
MADAME BOVARY* by Gustave Flaubert
ILIAD* by Homer
AS I LAY DYING* by William Faulkner
TADANORI YOKOO* by Tadanori Yokoo
BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ* by Alfred Döblin
INSIDE THE WHALE AND OTHER ESSAYS by George Orwell
MR. NORRIS CHANGES TRAINS* by Christopher Isherwood
DICTIONARY OF SUBJECTS AND SYMBOLS IN ART* by James A. Hall
DAVID BOMBERG by Richard Cork
BLAST by Wyndham Lewis
PASSING* by Nella Larson
BEYOND THE BRILLO BOX by Arthur C. Danto
THE ORIGIN OF CONSCOIUSNESS IN THE BREAKDOWN OF THE BICAMERAL MIND by Julian Jaynes
IN BlUEBEARDS’S CASTLES by George Steiner
HAWKSMOOR* by Peter Ackroyd
THE DIVIDED SELF by R. D. Laing
THE STRANGER* by Albert Camus
26. INFANTS OF THE SPRING* by Wallace Thurman
THE QUEST FOR CHRISTA T* by Christa Wolf

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LOLITA og andre klassikere

THE SONGLINES* by Bruce Chatwin
NIGHTS AT THE CIRCUS* by Angela Carter
THE MASTER AND MARGARITA* by Mikhail Bulgakov
THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE* by Muriel Spark
LOLITA* by Vladimir Nabokov
HERZOG* by Saul Bellow
PUCKOON* by Spike Milligan
BLACK BOY* by Richard Wright
THE GREAT GATSBY* by F. Scott Fitzgerald
THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE WITH THE SEA* by Yukio Mishima
DARKNESS AT NOON* by Arthur Koestler
THE WASTE LAND* by T.S. Elliot
MCTEAGUE* by Frank Norris
MONEY* by Martin Amis
THE OUTSIDER* by Colin Wilson
STRANGE PEOPLE by Frank Edwards
ENGLISH JOURNEY* by J.B. Priestley
A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES* by John Kennedy Toole
THE DAY OF THE LOCUST* by Nathanael West
1984* by George Orwell
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LITTLE RICHARD* by Charles White
AWOPBOPALOOBOP ALOPBAMBOOM: THE GOLDEN AGE OF OF ROCK* by Nik Cohn
MYSTERY TRAIN* by Greil Marcus
BEANO (comic, ’50s)
RAW (comic, ’80s)

DeLillo, Chabon og flere must-reads

WHITE NOISE* by Don DeLillo
SWEET SOUL MUSIC: RHYTHM AND BLUES AND THE SOUTHERN DREAM OF FREEDOM* by Peter Guralnick
SILENCE: LECTURES AND WRITING* by John Cage
WRITERS AT WORK: THE PARIS REVIEW INTERVIEWS EDITED* by Malcolm Cowley
THE SOUND OF THE CITY: THE RISE OF ROCK AND ROLL* by Charlie Gillete
OCTOBRIANA AND THE RUSSIAN UNDERGROUND by Peter Sadecky
THE STREET* by Ann Petry
WONDER BOYS* by Michael Chabon
LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN* By Hubert Selby, Jr.
A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES by Howard Zinn
THE AGE OF AMERICAN UNREASON* by Susan Jacoby
METROPOLITAN LIFE by Fran Lebowitz
THE COAST OF UTOPIA by Tom Stoppard
THE BRIDGE by Hart Crane
ALL THE EMPEROR’S HORSES by David Kidd
FINGERSMITH by Sarah Waters
EARTHLY POWERS by Anthony Burgess
THE 42ND PARALLEL by John Dos Passos
TALES OF BEATNIK GLORY by Ed Saunders
THE BIRD ARTIST by Howard Norman
NOWHERE TO RUN THE STORY OF SOUL MUSIC  by Gerri Hirshey

Frank O’Hara, Truman Capote og flere bøger, alle bør læse

BEFORE THE DELUGE* by Otto Friedrich
SEXUAL PERSONAE:ART AND DECADENCE FROM NEFERTITI TO EMILY DICKINSON* by Camille Paglia
THE AMERICAN WAY OF DEATH by Jessica Mitford
IN COLD BLOOD by Truman Capote
LADY CHATTERLY’S LOVER by D.H. Lawrence
TEENAGE by Jon Savage
VILE BODIES by Evelyn Waugh
THE HIDDEN PERSUADERS by Vance Packard
THE FIRE NEXT TIME by James Baldwin
VIZ (comic, early ’80s)
PRIVATE EYE (satirical magazine, ’60s – ’80s)
SELECTED POEMS by Frank O’Hara
THE TRIAL OF HENRY KISSINGER by Christopher Hitchens
FLAUBERT’S PARROT by Julian Barnes
MALDOROR by Comte de Lautréamont
ON THE ROAD by Jack Kerouac
MR. WILSON’S CABINET OF WONDER by Lawrence Weschler
ZANONI by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
TRANSCENDENTAL MAGIC, ITS DOCTRINE AND RITUAL by Eliphas Lévi
THE GNOSTIC GOSPELS by Elaine Pagels
THE LEOPARD by Giusseppe Di Lampedusa
INFERNO by Dante Alighieri
A GRAVE FOR A DOLPHIN by Alberto Denti di Pirajno
THE INSULT by Rupert Thomson
IN BETWEEN THE SHEETS by Ian McEwan
A PEOPLE’S TRAGEDY by Orlando Figes
JOURNEY INTO THE WHIRLWIND by Eugenia Ginzburg

*reklamelinks: Jeg får ikke penge for at dele bogen, men jeg får en lille skilling, hvis du via linket foretager et køb i webshoppen.

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