Books With Words In ‘Em…

Damned myspace page… Had felt for ages that I could get away with not filling in the obligatory sections for “books, “movies”, “TV”….. Decided that I’d better make a start and actually looking through the bookshelves turned out to be quite fun 🙂

My loves turn out to be:

Gore Vidal – Perpetual War For Perpetual Peace
George Orwell – 1984
Lynne Truss – Eats, Shoots & Leaves
Malcolm Gladwell – The Tipping Point
Thomas Keneally – Schindler’s Ark
Philip Pullman – His Dark Materials Trilogy
Terry Southern – The Magic Christian
Donna Tartt – The Secret History
Hunter S Thompson – Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas
DBC Pierre – Vernon God Little
Bill Zehme – Lost In The Funhouse: The Life And Mind Of Andy Kaufman
Salman Rushdie – The Ground Beneath Her Feet
Jack Kerouac – On the Road
Oliver Sachs – The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat
Chris Cleave – Incendiary
William Goldman – Adventures In The Screen Trade
Robert Evans – The Kid Stays In The Picture
Cynthia True – American Scream: The Bill Hicks Story
Douglas Adams – The Hitch-hiker’s Guide To The Galaxy
Noel Coward – Diaries
Alice Sebold – Lucky Bones
Greg Palast – The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
James Ellroy – American Tabloid
David Mitchell – Cloud Atlas
Iain Banks – The Wasp Factory
Alain DeBotton – The Consolations Of Philosophy
Joseph Heller – Catch-22
Nick Hornby – High Fidelity
James Plunkett – Strumpet City
Bret Easton Ellis – American Psycho
Sylvia Plath – The Bell Jar
Chuck Barris – Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind…


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