Want to read like a celebrity?

Apparently you’re not alone. I ran across a list of celeb’s favorite books and thought you might like to check out a few. (See what I did there? Librarian pun.) Happy reading!

Anna Kendrick
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

Bill Murray
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
A Story Like the Wind by Laurens Van Der Post
A Far Off Place by Laurens Van Der Post
The Plague by Albert Camus

Bill Murray
(photo by Georges Biard, CC BY-SA 3.0, from Wikimedia Commons)

Emma Watson
Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Olivia Munn
Replay by Ken Grimwood

Michelle Obama
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

Kit Harington
1984 by George Orwell

Dolly Parton
The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
(And check out Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, which gives free books to kids!)

Dolly Parton
(photo by Josef Just [CC BY-SA 3.0, from Wikimedia Commons)

Robin Williams
Foundation trilogy by Isaac Asimov (or individually at 1, 2, 3)

Daniel Radcliffe
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

Rachel McAdams
When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

Zooey Deschanel
A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace

Donald Glover
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Donald Glover
(photo by NASA/Bill Ingalls [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

Alec Baldwin
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Hillary Clinton
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Runaway by Alice Munro

Jessica Biel
Tender Is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Chelsea Handler
Mawson’s Will by Lennard Bickel
One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Keira Knightley
The Passion by Jeanette Winterson

J. K. Rowling
The Woman Who Walked Into Doors by Roddy Doyle

Halle Berry
Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime by J. California Cooper

Jamie Chung
The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

Jamie Chung
(photo by David Shankbone [CC BY 3.0], from Wikimedia Commons)

Jennifer Lawrence
Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters; and Seymour by J. D. Salinger

Lady Gaga
Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

John Hamm
Arcadia by Tom Stoppard

Cher
Music for Chameleons by Truman Capote
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein

Kesha
Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins

Anne Hathaway
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Zoe Saldana
Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King

Zoe Saldana
(photo by Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], from Wikimedia Commons)


George R. R. Martin
Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

Matt Damon
A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn

Nas
Convictions by Richard Pryor

Natalie Portman
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Bill Gates
Better Angels of our Nature by Steven Pinker

Joan Didion
Victory by Joseph Conrad

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