"Fans tend for some reason to send me copies of this book The Prophet by Khali Gibrain. I've got about 14 copies and I don't know why but it seems to be their favourite for me."
- The Edge on what he's reading, 1989
did you know
The Picture of Dorian Grey mentioned in the song 'The Ocean' is a novel by Oscar Wilde, the Irish author who has been a huge influence on Bono's lyrics. In referring to it, Bono mocks his own vanity in thinking a rock star can change the world.