Late last year, rock queen Tina Turner gave an interview with The New York Times on the books that most inspire her. In it, she discussed her spiritual connection to ancient pharaohs, a lifelong penchant for Jackie Kennedy biographies, and how a Buddhist prayer book changed her life. Find a list of the books Tina Turner recommended below.

The Teaching of Buddha

Living Wabi Sabi by Taro Gold

Surfing the Himalayas by Frederick Lenz

Illusions by Richard Bach

Jackie, Janet & Lee by J. Randy Taraborrelli

What Jackie Taught Us by Tina Santi Flaherty

The Power of Compassion & The Art of Happiness by the Dalai Lama

The Book of Secrets by Deepak Chopra

The Divine Comedy by Dante (also rec’d by Patti Smith & Susan Sontag)

Photography by Horst P. Horst

(via The New York Times)

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