Jason Taylor’s Top 15 Must-Read Books

David Bowie’s top 75 books inspired Jason, lead singer-songwriter of Stoneway and key voice in Nine Volt Heart,  to scratch his top list on a napkin while drinking coffee at Liberty on Capitol Hill.

These links to a big river in South America describe Jason Taylor’s must-reads:

FICTION:
The Forgery of Venus – Michael Gruber
The Iliad – Robert Fagles’ translation
The Love of a Good Woman: Stories – Alice Munro
The Sirens of Titan – Kurt Vonnegut
Soldier of the Mist – Gene Wolf
A Spaniard in the Works – John Lennon
When Will There Be Good News? – Kate Atkinson
Wonder Boys – Michael Chabon
NON-FICTION
American Ballads and Folk Songs – John Lomax
Backstage Passes and Backstabbing Bastards – Al Cooper
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday – Angela Y. Davis
Cash – Johnny Cash
Hitless Wonder: A Life in Minor League Rock and Roll – Joe Oestreich
In the Country of Country: A Journey to the Roots of American Music – Nicholas Dawidoff
Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers – Charlie Louvin

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