David Bowie's Favorite Books
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David Bowie’s Favorite Books Categorized

To try and understand David Bowie’s favorite books, I broke them into categories based on genre, geography, art, music comics, and more....
    Hemingway and Fitzgerald
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    Fitzgerald and Hemingway

    In this sample of “Three A.M.”  we feature Ernest Hemingway, who Scott fawned over, while Zelda hated him with a passion. ...
      dj taylor orwell the new life
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      The Best Recent Books about George Orwell

      George Orwell is probably the most written about writer ever and here are the best recent books about Orwell....
        Inside orwell by Joseph Raffetto
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        Inside Orwell by Joseph Raffetto

        Who is George Orwell? That’s the question my novella “Inside Orwell attempts to answer. It’s a short piece, around 20,000 words, and covers the...
          the voyeur by Alain robe-grillet one of the best mysteries ever
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          Some of the Best Mysteries and Thrillers Ever

          George Orwell was a huge fan of Maugham. Ashenden is as good a spy fiction as you will ever read....
            Essays and Nonfiction Filled with Wisdom by Great Writers
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            Some of the Best Essays and Nonfiction by Great Writers

            These timeless essays and nonfiction are filled with wisdom by great writers. Many of these reads are personal and go outside the writer’s genres...
              Venice best books about Venice, Italy
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              The Best Books about Venice, Italy

              Venice, An Interior, by the brilliant Spanish writer Javier Marías, is a gorgeous and intimate portrait of the hidden Venice....
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                David Bowie’s Favorite Books about Berlin and the Cold War

                I loved reading and learning more about David Bowie's favorite books....
                  the castle by Franz Kafka
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                  Short Reviews of some of the Best Books ever

                  Short book reviews of books I have read and consider worth reading....
                    The Men Who Fell to Earth - Water Tevis David Bowie
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                    The Men Who Fell to Earth – Walter Tevis and David Bowie

                    The film stays with you, but after reading the novel by Tevis, I realized the book is better. ...
                      Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom by Thomas Ricks
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                      Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks Review

                      What binds Orwell and Churchill together is their dedication to getting to the truth....
                        Vlad Carlos Fuentes
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                        Vlad by Carlos Fuentes Review

                        Vlad may not be Fuente's greatest work. but it has the fingerprints of a master all over it....
                          Of Walking in Ice by Werner Herzog
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                          Of Walking in Ice by Werner Herzog Review

                          Herzog is a man who goes to extremes in his art and life in the best way....
                            Diaries by George Orwell
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                            George Orwell Diaries Review

                            Diaries opened the door to George Orwell for me, and I'm forever grateful. ...
                              The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt
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                              The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt Review

                              The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt is the tale of a first century humanist is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize....
                                The Fun Stuff and Other Essays by James Wood
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                                The Fun Stuff: and Other Essays by James Wood Review

                                The Fun Stuff: and Other Essays by James Wood is one place to fill your literary emptiness....
                                  Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi by Geoff Dyer
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                                  Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi by Geoff Dyer Review

                                  These are two intense stories that draw you into the human experience in two famous water cities....
                                    Valis by Philip K. Dick
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                                    Valis by Philip K. Dick Review

                                    Valis is fascinating and philosophical with an abundance of nuggets that make you pause and consider what has been written....
                                      Patricial Highsmith Tom Ripley Compelte Novels
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                                      The Complete Tom Ripley Novels (Ripley, #1-5) by Patricia Highsmith

                                      As far as criminal psychopath’s go, Tom Ripley is extraordinarily talented....
                                        So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures by Maureen Corrigan
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                                        So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures by Maureen Corrigan Review

                                        Let me say right off that this is an amazing addition to the "Fitzgerald" and "Gatsby" canon. ...