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Music and Book Recommendations from Braden Holtby

While you're staying safe inside, here are a few of Holtby's favorite songs and books

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray /

We know right now is a stressful and difficult time in the world, and we hope all our fans are staying safe and healthy.

A lot of you may be looking for things to do while at home so thanks to a Tweet from Braden Holtby's wife Brandi, we were able to put together a list of books that Braden has recently read.

Most, if not all, of his suggestions are available as E-books online.

  • How the West was Won by Louis L'Amour
  • The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  • Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adamas
  • Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski
  • Talking to Strangers by Malcom Gladwell
  • The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
  • The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
  • The Monday Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
  • Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
  • Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Burn My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
  • The Old Patagonian Express by Paul Theroux
  • There There by Tommy Orange

Holtby's wife Brandi also tweeted that his favorites are: The Art of Fielding, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and Ham on Rye

Tweet from @bbholtby: Looking for more? Here���s Braden���s recent reads! His favorites being The Art of Fielding, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, and Ham on Rye. 📚

It is no secret that Holtby is a music fanatic, and frequently brings his guitar on the road. Back in December as part of our W Magazine feature on him, Braden put together a list of his ten favorite songs.

You can check out that list here on Spotify:


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