The Day of the Locust by Nathaniel West
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 Day of the Locust by Nathaniel West, a grim fable of the darker side of Hollywood in the 30's - and reveal our books for 2020!Subscribe!
Advice to the Lovelorn - the "adaption" of Miss Lonelyhearts
And don't forget - let's bring back "phooey!" in 2020!
Chosen at the great Cafe Racer in Seattle
The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby
McTeague by Frank Norris
Cats by T.S. Eliot (just kidding - it's The Waste Land)
Sexual Personae by Camille Paglia
Black Boy by Richard Wright
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
Teenage by Jon Savage
The Street by Ann Petry
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
Journey Into the Whirlwind by Eugenia Ginzburg
The Life and Times of Little Richard by Charles White
Mystery Train by Greil MarcusWhat's Up Next
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