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Bookish Celebrities Share Their Top Reading Recommendations

"Famous people! Are they really just like us? In the case of these individuals, the answer is a resounding yes when it comes to loving books. To help you add even more titles to that Want to Read shelf, we asked these well-known bookworms to tell us the titles they find themselves recommending over and over again.
From the books that inspire Alicia Keys in her songwriting to the stories that ignite Trevor Noah's imagination, here are their picks."
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Purple Hibiscus (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Purple Hibiscus (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)
Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)
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The Voice of Knowledge (Miguel Ruiz)
The Voice of Knowledge (Miguel Ruiz)
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The Best of Simple (Langston Hughes)
The Best of Simple (Langston Hughes)
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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar (Roald Dahl)
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar (Roald Dahl)
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All About Love: New Visions (Bell Hooks)
All About Love: New Visions (Bell Hooks)
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David and Goliath (Malcolm Gladwell)
David and Goliath (Malcolm Gladwell)
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Pachinko (Min Jin Lee)
Pachinko (Min Jin Lee)
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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous (Ocean Vuong)
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous (Ocean Vuong)
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Trick Mirror (Jia Tolentino)
Trick Mirror (Jia Tolentino)
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Cat's Eye (Margaret Atwood)
Cat's Eye (Margaret Atwood)
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This Is How You Lose Her (Junot Diaz)
This Is How You Lose Her (Junot Diaz)
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The Comfort of Strangers (Ian Mcewan)
The Comfort of Strangers (Ian Mcewan)
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Untamed (Glennon Doyle)
Untamed (Glennon Doyle)
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Three Women (Lisa Taddeo)
Three Women (Lisa Taddeo)
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Dirt (Bill Buford)
Dirt (Bill Buford)
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17
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Richard Feynman)
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Richard Feynman)
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Minor Feelings (Cathy Park Hong)
Minor Feelings (Cathy Park Hong)
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Carter Beats the Devil (Glen David Gold)
Carter Beats the Devil (Glen David Gold)
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The Stand (Stephen King)
The Stand (Stephen King)
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Joan Didion)
Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Joan Didion)
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All Adults Here (Emma Straub)
All Adults Here (Emma Straub)
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Summer Sisters (Judy Blume)
Summer Sisters (Judy Blume)
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The Thirteenth Tale (Diane Setterfield)
The Thirteenth Tale (Diane Setterfield)
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We Learn Nothing (Tim Kreider)
We Learn Nothing (Tim Kreider)
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The Tennis Partner (Verghese)
The Tennis Partner (Verghese)
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The News From Spain (Joan Wickersham)
The News From Spain (Joan Wickersham)
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