Bill Maher was born on January 20, 1956, in New York City, U.S. Maher is an American comedian, Writer, political commentator, and television host. He is known for his scathing wit and political satire.
Maher began his career as a stand-up comedian and later achieved success as the host of the television show Politically Incorrect. He has also written several books, most notably The New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer. In recent years, Maher has become increasingly critical of organized religion.
In this article, Bill Maher recommends books that have influenced his thinking. The books range from fiction to non-fiction and cover a variety of topics. Maher believes that these books have the power to change the way people think about the world.
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a Spanish writer who is best known for his novel Don Quixote. Published in two parts, in 1605 and 1615, Don Quixote is considered one of the most influential works of literature.
The novel tells the story of an elderly man who goes on a series of adventures with his squire, Sancho Panza.
Don Quixote has been praised for its realism and humor, and it is considered one of the greatest novels ever written. Cervantes himself has been hailed as one of the most important authors in Western literature.
Downton Tabby by Chris Kelly
Chris Kelly’s Downton Tabby is a heartwarming and hilarious account of one man’s efforts to turn his beloved but rundown country estate into a haven for stray cats.
Kelly’s love for cats is evident on every page, as he describes in detail the various challenges he faced in getting his property “cat-ready.” From clearing out years of accumulated junk to dealing with the local wildlife, Kelly spared no expense in making sure his kitties had a comfortable place to call home.
Downton Tabby is sure to please cat lovers of all ages, and anyone who enjoys a good tale of British eccentricity.
Elvis by Albert Goldman
Elvis by Albert Goldman is the story of one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Elvis Presley was a cultural icon who changed the landscape of American music and popular culture.
Goldman chronicles Elvis’ life from his humble beginnings in Mississippi to his rise to superstardom as “The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.” This is a must-read for any fan of Elvis or anyone interested in the history of rock music.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad, is a novel about the dark side of colonialism. Conrad explores the psychological effects of imperialism on both the colonizers and the colonized.
The novel exposes the hypocrisy of colonialist ideology and the brutal reality of colonial rule. Through its exploration of the dark heart of human nature, Heart of Darkness challenges readers to confront their own complicity in oppression.
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
Moby-Dick is a novel by Herman Melville, first published in 1851. The book tells the story of Captain Ahab, a sailor who is on a quest to kill a white whale. The novel is considered to be one of the greatest works of American literature.
Story of My Life by Jay McInerney
Jay McInerney’s novel, Story of My Life, is the story of a young woman’s journey to find herself. Sally O’Rourke is a young woman who has just graduated from college and is trying to find her place in the world.
She moves to New York City and starts working as an assistant at a publishing company. She soon discovers that her boss is a demanding and difficult man. However, she also finds that she has a talent for writing and begins to write her own stories.
As she continues to pursue her dream of becoming a writer, she also finds love and happiness along the way.
The Most of S.J. Perelman by S.J. Perelman
This is not a book to be read from cover to cover; rather, it is a collection of Perelman’s best pieces, which span his entire career.
Perelman was a master of the English language, and his wit and humor are on full display in this book.
Whether you are a fan of Perelman or simply looking for a good laugh, The Most of S.J. Perelman is sure to please.