David Bowie's Reading List

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He may have penned a song called "I Can't Read" by David Bowie was, in fact, an avid reader
He may have penned a song called "I Can't Read" by David Bowie was, in fact, an avid reader

In case you live under a rock and only get your news from the Alibi's blog- David Bowie passed away on Sunday.

As images and playlists crowd your various feeds, it might be revealing to take a look at the books that fed an impressive creative mind.

Here New York Public library compiled Bowie's top 100 books as drawn from a 2013 Facebook post from Bowie himself. Stand outs for me include titles by Don DeLillo, James Baldwin and Yukio Mishima. Cue up your preferred Bowie mix and get to reading.

David Bowie's Top 100 Books