Favorite Books of Celebrities


Tim Allen, actor: Curious George by Margret and H.A. Rey.

Oksana Baiul, Olympic figure skater: Never Die Easy: The Autobiography of Walter Payton by Walter Payton and Don Yeager.

Clive Barker, author: collected works of T.S. Eliot.

Miranda Cosgrove, iCarly actress: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

Gray Davis, California governor: A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt, John Adams by David McCullough.

Sharon Davis, first lady of California: Angle of Repose by Wallace Earl Stegner, Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain, Americans and the California Dream series by Dr. Kevin Starr.

Marshall Faulk, NFL star: Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss.

Faith Hill, singer/composer: Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss.

Beyonce Knowles, singer: Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan.

Tara Lipinski, Olympic figure skater: All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot.

Rob Lowe, actor: The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary.

Randolph Mantooth, actor: Centennial by James Michener.

Marlee Matlin, actor: The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.

Matthew Modine, actor: The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono.

Deborah Norville, journalist and author: Villard by Alexandra deBorchegrave, On Writing by Stephen King, For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway.

Barack Obama, United States President: Moby Dick by Herman Melville.

Haley Joel Osment, actor: Sphere by Michael Crichton, The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara.

Anne Perry, author: Dante's Inferno translated by Dorothy Sayers, The Ballad of the White Horse by G.K. Chesterton.

Heather Pringle, author: Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield, Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier, All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy.

Janet Reno, former U.S. Attorney General: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame.

J.K. Rowling, author: The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge.

Willard Scott, NBC weatherman: The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper.

Mira Sorvino, actor: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking, Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison.

Mike Stewart, author: Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, Powerhouse by Eudora Welty.

Charles Todd, author: Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household, Death in Holy Orders by P.D. James.

Lily Tomlin, actor, comedian: The Shipping News by Annie Proulx.

Barbara Walters, journalist: The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery.

Not surprisingly, Dr. Seuss can count legions of fans from various walks including Mariska Hargitay, Jim Carrey, Troy Aikman, Jamie Fox, Sarah McLachlan, Janet Jackson, Will Smith, and Michael Douglas who particularly enjoys Oh, The Places You'll Go!

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