Welcome to another episode of the Bowie Book Club, where wild speculation and grasping for straws about Bowie’s favorite books has reigned supreme since 2016. This time we read The Divided Self by R.D. Laing, a treatise about schizophrenia and injecting humanism into the science of psychiatry And Greg says "So yeah" about 50 times.
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Stuff we Mentioned
R.D. Laing's poetry
The Anti-pyschiatry movement
On Laing's The Divided Self from The British Journal of Psychiatry
The Swan, Lewes - Greg's favorite pub.
Our episode on Julian Jaynes and The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind
Jeff Buckley's virtual record collection (Sorry, not Matthew Sweet - Greg's memory is going).
Podcon is coming to Seattle in January! Let's hang out.
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What Song Did We Choose?
Here's the video for the Mask (not really a song):
And the video for the Mirror: