My 15 favorite books I read in 2016

Ordered by author:
Joan Didion – The White Album
F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Crack-Up
Tom Gauld – Mooncop
Steven Hyden – Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me
Joe Klein – Woody Guthrie: A Life
Cormac McCarthy – The Road
Bob Mehr – Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements
Marilyn Monroe – Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters
Thomas Pynchon – V.
Simon Rich – Ant Farm
Alex Ross – The Rest Is Noise
George Saunders – CivilWarLand In Bad Decline
Rob Sheffield – Love Is a Mix Tape
Mary Shelley – Frankenstein
Ian F Svenonius – Censorship Now!!

Musicians And Their Favorite Books: Jonathan Ben-Menachem (Whitewash) – Gravity’s Rainbow

Musicians And Their Favorite Books: Jonathan Ben-Menachem (Whitewash) – Gravity’s Rainbow


Welcome to the first installment of Musicians And Their Favorite Books. Every month I feature a NYC musician who writes about one of their favorite books and how it influences their work. I also take a photo of the artist with their own copy of the book.

Jonathan Ben-Menachem is the bass player of Whitewash, whose latest album Shibboleth is out now on Sad Cactus Records. He is also the…

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