Favorite books of famous people

11 Oct

Flavorwire has complied a list of the favorite books of fifty cultural icons. I think list like this are fascinating. For example, the late Robin Williams writes:

“Oh my god, Isaac Asimov’s Foundation trilogy. It’s one of the greatest books of all time, and the greatest character is The Mule.”

While Neil deGrasse Tyson endorses one of my favorite books: George Gamow’s One Two Three Infinity.

In his list, Louis C. K. includes The Dharma Bums, which I have always thought of as Kerouac’s best novel.

In this video The Doors and Jimmy Fallon endorse reading:


2 Responses to “Favorite books of famous people”

  1. George Davis October 11, 2014 at 2:15 pm #

    Love the video.


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