back to top
Community

How Many Of David Bowie’s Top 100 Books Have You Read?

How many of David Bowie's 100 favorite books have you read?

Posted on
  1. RCA Records
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Interviews with Francis Bacon by David Sylvester
    Check
    Via barnesandnoble.com
    Billy Liar by Keith Waterhouse
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Room at the Top by John Braine
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    On Having No Head by Douglas E. Harding
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Kafka Was the Rage by Anatole Broyard
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    City of Night by John Rechy
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Iliad by Homer
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Tadanori Yokoo by Tadanori Yokoo
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Inside the Whale and Other Essays by George Orwell
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Mr. Norris Changes Trains by Christopher Isherwood
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Halls Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art by James A. Hall
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    David Bomberg by Richard Cork
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Blast by Wyndham Lewis
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Passing by Nella Larson
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Beyond the Brillo Box by Arthur C. Danto
    Check
    The Origin of Consciousness in The Breakdown of The Bicameral Mind by Julian Jaynes
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    In Bluebeard’s Castle by George Steiner
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Divided Self by R. D. Laing
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Stranger by Albert Camus
    Check
    Infants of the Spring by Wallace Thurman
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Quest for Christa T. by Christa Wolf
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Herzog by Saul Bellow
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Puckoon by Spike Milligan
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Black Boy by Richard Wright
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea by Yukio Mishima
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    McTeague by Frank Norris
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Money: A Suicide Note by Martin Amis
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Outsider by Colin Wilson
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Strange People by Frank Edwards
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    English Journey by J.B. Priestley
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    1984 by George Orwell
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Life and Times of Little Richard by Charles White
    Check
    Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom: The Golden Age of Rock by Nik Cohn
    Check
    Mystery Train by Greil Marcus
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Beano (Comic, ’50s)
    Check
    Via mycomicshop.com
    Raw (Comic, ’80s)
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    White Noise by Don DeLillo
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom by Peter Guralnick
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Silence: Lectures and Writing by John Cage
    Check
    Via goodreads.com
    Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews edited by Malcolm Cowley
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Sound of the City: The Rise of Rock and Roll by Charlie Gillete
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Octobriana and The Russian Underground by Peter Sadecky
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Street by Ann Petry
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby, Jr.
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    A People’s History of The United States by Howard Zinn
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Metropolitan Life by Fran Lebowitz
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Coast of Utopia by Tom Stoppard
    Check
    The Bridge by Hart Crane
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    All the Emperor’s Horses by David Kidd
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Earthly Powers by Anthony Burgess
    Check
    The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Tales of Beatnik Glory by Ed Sanders
    Check
    Via The Bird Artist by Howard Norman
    The Bird Artist by Howard Norman
    Via The Bird Artist by Howard Norman
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Nowhere to Run: The Story of Soul Music by Gerri Hirshey
    Check
    Before the Deluge by Otto Friedrich
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson by Camille Paglia
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The American Way of Death by Jessica Mitford
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Lady Chatterly’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence
    Check
    Teenage by Jon Savage
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
    Check
    Via goodreads.com
    Viz (Comic, early ’80s)
    Check
    Via shapersofthe80s.com
    Private Eye (Satirical magazine, ’60s – ’80s)
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Selected Poems by Frank O’Hara
    Check
    The Trial of Henry Kissinger by Christopher Hitchens
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Flaubert’s Parrot by Julian Barnes
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Maldodor by Comte de Lautréamont
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    On the Road by Jack Kerouac
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonders by Lawrence Weschler
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Zanoni by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Transcendental Magic, Its Doctine and Ritual by Eliphas Lévi
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Leopard by Giusseppe Di Lampedusa
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Inferno by Dante Alighieri
    Check
    Via radiox.co.uk
    A Grave for a Dolphin by Alberto Denti di Pirajno
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    The Insult by Rupert Thomson
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    In Between the Sheets by Ian McEwan
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    A People’s Tragedy by Orlando Figes
    Check
    Via amazon.com
    Journey Into the Whirlwind by Eugenia Ginzburg

Did you know you can sign up for a BuzzFeed account and create your own Community posts? Get started here!

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!
 
Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.