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Subject: Jim Morrison's Favorite Books
Date Posted: 6/3/2013 11:59 AM ET
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Does anyone have a list of  Jim Morrison's favorite books? 

Date Posted: 6/12/2013 8:38 AM ET
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Favorite Authors of The Lizard King-

Antonin Artaud
Charles Baudelaire
William Blake
Joseph Campbell
Aldous Huxley
Jack Kerouac
Friedrich Nietzsche
Arthur Rimbaud

Courtesy:  http://www.cinetropic.com/

-RD

 



Last Edited on: 6/12/13 8:39 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/12/2013 11:23 AM ET
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Hard for me to imagine that the Big Lizard was ever sober enough to understand anything written by these authors.

Date Posted: 6/12/2013 6:14 PM ET
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Jim Morrison was known to be intelligent and well read. it was in his later years that the drinking caught up to him. 

Date Posted: 7/29/2013 2:20 PM ET
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"The poet makes himself into a visionary by a long derangement of all the senses."—Rimbaud

Date Posted: 7/30/2013 9:24 AM ET
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"If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite."-William Blake

Date Posted: 7/30/2013 2:31 PM ET
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Rimbaud and Jim Morrison: The Rebel As Poet by Wallace Fowlie

I have this on my bookshelf but it is pending at the moment as it is on somebody's wish list.