David Bowie's 100 favourite books revealed

David Bowie's 100 favourite books revealed

A list of David Bowie's 100 favourite books has been revealed by curators of the David Bowie... Is exhibition in Ontario, Canada.

The exhibition recently opened at the Art Gallery of Ontario with curator Geoffrey Marsh keen to show was a "voracious reader" Bowie is, claiming he reads "a book a day." Included on the list are works by authors such as Don DeLillo, Christopher Hitchens and Tom Stoppard as well as literary classics like George Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' and 'In Cold Blood' by Truman Capote. Satirical British comic Viz also appears on the list. The full list of titles can be seen here.

David Bowie... Is will run at the Art Gallery until November 27. It originally opened at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

Yesterday [September 30] Bowie announced a three-disc reissue of his album The Next Day. Titled The Next Day Extra, the box-set includes the original 14-track album, a 10-track CD of bonus songs and a DVD featuring the four videos made for the album. It will be released on November 4.

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