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Book awards: David Bowie's Top 100

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Works (100)

Beano (Beano Summer Fun Bumpers) by D. C. Thomson & Co.1938 – present
The Iliad by Homer800 BC
Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron Lytton1842
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert1856
Maldoror & The Complete Works of the Comte de La Lautréamont by Comte de Lautréamont1869
Transcendental Magic by Éliphas Lévi1896
McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris1899
Blast 1 by Wyndham Lewis1914
The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot1922
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald1925
Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence1928
Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin1929
Passing by Nella Larsen1929
The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos1930
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner1930
The Bridge by Hart Crane1930
Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh1930
Infants of the Spring by Wallace Thurman1932
English Journey by J. B. Priestley1934
Mr Norris Changes Trains by Christopher Isherwood1935
The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell1937
The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West1939
The Stranger by Albert Camus1942
The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker1944
Black Boy by Richard Wright1945
The Street by Ann Petry1946
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell1949
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov1955
A Grave for a Dolphin by Alberto Denti di Pirajno1956
The Outsider by Colin Wilson1956
The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard1957
On the Road by Jack Kerouac1957
Room at the Top by John Braine1957
The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa1958
Billy Liar by Keith Waterhouse1959
The Divided Self: An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness by R. D. Laing1960
Peking Story: The Last Days of Old China by David Kidd1960
On Having No Head: Zen and the Rediscovery of the Obvious by Douglas E. Harding1961
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark1961
Silence: Lectures and Writings by John Cage1961
Strange People by Frank Edwards1961
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess1962
Inside the Whale and Other Essays by George Orwell1962
The American Way of Death by Jessica Mitford1963
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin1963
Puckoon by Spike Milligan1963
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima1963
Herzog by Saul Bellow1964
City of Night by John Rechy1965
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote1965
Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby1966
Into the Whirlwind by Eugenia Ginzburg1967
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov1967
Awopbopaloobop alopbamboom : the golden age of rock by Nik Cohn1968
The Quest for Christa T. by Christa Wolf1968
The Sound of the City: The Rise of Rock and Roll by Charlie Gillett1970
In Bluebeard's Castle: Some Notes Towards the Redefinition of Culture by George Steiner1971
Octobriana, and the Russian underground by Peter Sadecky1971
Before the Deluge: A Portrait of Berlin in the 1920s by Otto Friedrich1972
Dictionary of Subjects & Symbols in Art by James Hall1974
Selected Poems by Frank O'Hara1974
Mystery train : images of America in rock 'n' roll music by Greil Marcus1975
Tales of Beatnik Glory by Ed Sanders1975
The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind by Julian Jaynes1976
Writers at Work by Malcolm Cowley1977
In Between the Sheets by Ian McEwan1978
Metropolitan Life by Fran Lebowitz1978
The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels1979
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole1980
Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler1980
Earthly Powers by Anthony Burgess1980
Interviews with Francis Bacon by David Sylvester1980
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn1980
Viz (comic), early '80s1980
Flaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes1984
The Life and Times of Little Richard by Charles White1984
Money: A Suicide Note by Martin Amis1984
Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter1984
Nowhere to Run: The Story of Soul Music by Gerri Hirshey1984
White Noise by Don DeLillo1984
Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd1985
The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin1986
Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom by Peter Guralnick1986
David Bomberg by Richard Cork1988
Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson by Camille Paglia1990
Beyond the Brillo Box: The Visual Arts in Post-Historical Perspective by Arthur C. Danto1992
Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir by Anatole Broyard1993
The Bird Artist by Howard Norman1994
Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon1995
The Insult by Rupert Thomson1996
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology by Lawrence Weschler1997
A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 by Orlando Figes1997
The Trial of Henry Kissinger by Christopher Hitchens2001
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters2002
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz2007
The Coast of Utopia: Voyage, Shipwreck, Salvage by Tom Stoppard2007
Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture by Jon Savage2007
The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby2008
Inferno by Dante Alighieri2018

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