Up there with losing weight, traveling more frequently and electing a new president, trying to read more often was one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions people made for 2018.
The question is — what to read?
Duncan Jones, David Bowie’s son, has a suggestion: his famous father’s favorite books.
As Jones announced on Twitter, the first selection is Peter Ackroyd’s 1985 novel
My dad was a beast of a reader. One of his true loves was Peter Ackroyd’s sojourns into the history of Britain & its cities. I’ve been feeling a building sense of duty to go on the same literary marathon in tribute to dad. Time allowing...#Read-ItBig’nsTheBrain— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) December 27, 2017
If you want to keep up with the club — which will also theoretically tackle titles like Don DeLillo's White Noise, John Rechy’s City of Night and Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon — you’re under pressure to finish the first book by February 1st.