David Bowie’s son, Duncan Jones, has launched an online book club centered on his late father’s favorite works of literature. The idea stems in part from a 2013 post on Bowie’s website, wherein the late singer listed the 100 books that were most important to him.

“My dad was a beast of a reader,” Jones tweeted. “One of his true loves was Peter Ackroyd’s sojourns into the history of Britain & its cities. I’ve been feeling a building sense of duty to go on the same literary marathon in tribute to dad. Time allowing...”

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Jones went on to designate Ackroyd’s 1985 novel, “Hawksmoor,” as the club’s first assignment. “Alright gang!” wrote Jones. “Anyone who wants to join along, we are reading Peter Ackroyd's Hawksmoor, as an amuse cerveau before we get into the heavy stuff."

Among the other novels featured on Bowie’s original list were George Orwell's “1984,” Jack Kerouac's “On the Road,” Anthony Burgess' “A Clockwork Orange” and John Kennedy Toole's “A Confederacy of Dunces.” Books about art, music, and history were included on the list as well.