Behind the Mic: On Bowie’s Bookshelf by John O’Connell, Read by Simon Vance
Take a Peek at the Rockstar’s Bookshelf with Golden Voice Simon Vance
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In today’s episode, host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss Bowie’s Bookshelf, John O’Connell’s exploration of the books that changed the rockstar’s life. Simon Vance narrates with a professional tone as he introduces a wide-ranging stable of authors who affected Bowie’s evolution. Listeners learn more about Bowie and the connections between great literary works and his songs. The result is a literary mosaic that will satisfy Bowie devotees and possibly create new fans.
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