Kurt Cobain

1 Kurt Cobain Recommended Books

Kurt Cobain is best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of the Seattle rock band Nirvana. His poetic lyrics and raw sound brought the alternative rock movement into the mainstream. His career was tragically cut short by suicide in 1994 when he was 27. His legacy lives on with his music being an influence for countless musicians and fans.

1 Books recommended by Kurt Cobain

Perfume

Perfume

The Story of a Murderer

Author :Patrick Suskind

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"I've read [this book] about ten times in my life." - Kurt Cobain [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What books did Kurt Cobain recommend?

Cobain often raved about authors like Shel Silverstein, J.D. Salinger and William S. Burroughs. He also had an affinity for a few specific works, including: The Catcher in the Rye, Naked Lunch, Lord of the Flies, Slaughterhouse Five, and A Clockwork Orange.

Yes, Cobain enjoyed reading and was never hesitant to discuss his favorite authors. He even gave a shoutout to The Catcher in the Rye during one of his concerts in Argentina.

Cobain drew inspiration from literary giants like William S. Burroughs, J.D. Salinger, and Shel Silverstein. He was especially fond of Salinger's classic novel, The Catcher in the Rye.

Cobain was always vocal about his love for books and literature. He even called out his favorite authors during a number of his concerts around the world.

Cobain mentioned The Catcher in the Rye, Naked Lunch, Lord of the Flies, Slaughterhouse Five, and A Clockwork Orange in multiple interviews.