37 minutes | Jan 25, 2021

Mystery Train by Greil Marcus

Welcome to another episode of the Bowie Book Club, where wild speculation and grasping for straws about Bowie’s favorite books has reigned supreme since 2016. This time we read Mystery Train, Griel Marcus' expansive summation of rock music as American culture. Apologies for the weird clicking noise that sounds like its coming from Greg's mandibles (he forgot to wax them) - we'll have the audio hiccups fixed for next time! Subscribe! iTunes | RSS | Stitcher Follow us! (Not in a creepy way) Twitter Facebook Instagram Web Presence Stuff We Mentioned Greil Marcus' books on bookshop.org Elliot Bay Book Company in Seattle Magus Books in Seattle Our episode on Sweet Soul Music Our episode on Sound of the City David Cantwell's New Yorker article on Greil Marcus Rolling Stone article on Mystery Train KEXP Books going into the public domain in 2021 Great Gatsby episode on the In Our Time podcast What Else We're Reading A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab Bleak House by Chuckie Dickens The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco Girls Against God by Jenny Hval What's Up Next The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald What Song Did We Chose? Bonus! Our Mystery Train playlist The infamous Mazatlan agenda found in Kristianne’s copy!
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