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Simon's Reader is a feature on Duran Duran's official website Duranduran.com, written by Simon Le Bon.

About Simon's Reader[]

Started in 2002, this is quarterly feature in which Simon Le Bon reviews books that are of interest to him. He talks about books and the experience of reading and writing reviews.

The site also features an archive of entries all the way back to 2002, though there are only a few books each year.

An example of Simon's Reader:
Recently on the website Simon Le Bon made a list of books that he has read since going to Lima (Peru) on the band's South American leg of the Red Carpet Massacre Tour in November 2008. He invited people to choose the book on this list that they would most like him to write a review of.

Book list:

  • Pandora's Star - Peter F Hamilton
  • Judas Unchained - Peter F Hamilton
  • The Reality Disfunction - Peter F Hamilton
  • Kings At War - Frank McLynn
  • Matter - Iain Banks
  • The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • Bone Mountain - Elliot Pattison
  • Theft - Peter Carey
  • King Rat - China Mieville
  • Edger Sawtelle - David Wroblewski
  • Dissolution - C J Sansom
  • Dark Fire - C J Sanson
  • Sovereign - C J Sansom
  • Winter in Madrid - C J Sanson
  • The Twelve - Stuart Neville
  • Azingcourt - Bernard Cornwell
  • Last Rituals - Yrsa Sigurdardottir
  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo - Steig Larsson
  • Vacant Posession - Hilary Mante