Celebrities and the Books They Are (or Aren’t) Reading
With the recent NYT article about clothing stores being the newest places to purchase books highlighting what fashionable items books can be, I thought I’d take a look at some of the books that celebrities have been seen reading. I’ll let you decide if they are actual reads, solely being used as fashion accessories or merely shielding one’s eyes from the sun at some tropical retreat.
Madonna’s favorite books: I recall that she read Louis de Bernieres's Corelli’s Mandolin and Mario Vargas Llosa's Bad Girl. Perhaps these were film projects that never materialized (pun intended)?
Angelina Jolie swears by Churchill biographies, adding key quotes from him to the many fake tattoos for her role in Wanted. She also penned Notes From My Travels about her peacekeeping work with the United Nations.
Photos of stars and what they're reading
A guide to the "favorite books" of some celebrities
There are also some great photos of old Hollywood celebrities reading: