39 minutes | Jan 20, 2020

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!


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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 Marcus

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The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby

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