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on 8 Sep 2012 03:15

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Average listal rating (460 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
1. Paul Newman
The Building of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes

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Average listal rating (1276 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
2. Owen Wilson
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain *



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Average listal rating (88 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
3. Fernanda Montenegro
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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Average listal rating (1769 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
4. Drew Barrymore
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E Frankl



"This book changed my life," Barrymore says.
"Frankl, a psychologist and concentration camp survivor, shows how we can find the higher meaning in everything, even the most dire situations. He explains to the reader how to go about doing this, and he speaks with experience. This book defines inspiration."
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Average listal rating (863 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
5. Jennifer Garner
Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

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Average listal rating (1264 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
6. Winona Ryder
The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger *

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Average listal rating (2400 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
7. Natalie Portman
The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank



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Average listal rating (1618 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
8. Kate Winslet
Therese Raquin by Emile Zola

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Average listal rating (469 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
9. Kathy Bates
Beyond the Paw Paw Trees: The Story of Anna Laviniaby Palmer Brown

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Average listal rating (954 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
10. Russell Crowe
Coming of Age: Growing Up in the Twentieth Centuryby Studs Terkel:

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Average listal rating (1177 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
11. Kevin Spacey
Letters to a Young Poet by RM Rilke

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Average listal rating (1430 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
12. Steven Spielberg
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

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Average listal rating (528 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
13. Stephen King
Lord of the Flies by William Golding *
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Average listal rating (207 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
14. Kirk Douglas
You Can't Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe

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Average listal rating (327 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
15. Andy Garcia
Three Trapped Tigers by Guillermo Cabrera Infante

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Average listal rating (23 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
16. Jô Soares
The Maltese Falconby Dashiell Hammett

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Average listal rating (830 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
17. Alec Baldwin
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee



"In some important ways," Baldwin says.

"the characters that we have grown to love in this story are worse off at its end, but they are wiser, and the family still has each other. This is a great story about facing life's difficulties and moving on, no matter what."
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Average listal rating (422 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
18. Helen Hunt
The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy



"It took my breath away"
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Average listal rating (1743 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
19. Matt Damon
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn



"I started reading passages from it in 1980, actually. I remember when we got the book and for Columbus Day I took it in and was allowed to read parts of [it] to the class."
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Average listal rating (2248 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
20. Tom Hanks
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

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Average listal rating (1346 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
21. Anne Hathaway
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett



"I wanted to be Mary Lennox so badly.I still have a soft spot for gardens and I'm always going off to see if I can find locked doors inside them."
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Average listal rating (1981 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
22. Angelina Jolie
Vlad the Impaler, In Search of the Real Draculaby M.J. Trow

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Average listal rating (93 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
23. Lily Tomlin
The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx

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Average listal rating (2220 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
24. Jim Carrey
Dr. Seuss books

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Average listal rating (229 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
25. Rodrigo Santoro
Ulysses by James Joyce

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Average listal rating (350 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
26. Kate Moss
The Beautiful and Damned by F Scott Fitzgerald

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Average listal rating (1850 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
27. Keira Knightley
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen



"I read the book a lot," Knightley says.

"I've been obsessed by the book since I was about 7. I had all the Austen series on book tape. I was obsessed with the BBC version when I was about 10 or 11. I read the book finally when I was about 14 and got obsessed again."


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Average listal rating (417 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
28. Abigail Breslin
Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Montgomery



"I just like Anne. I think that she's really funny and that she's crazy, but I like her a lot."
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Average listal rating (1666 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
29. Will Smith
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho *



"Coelho talks about the whole of the universe, and it's contained in one grain of sand. For years I've been saying that, and now it's really starting to expose itself to me. My own grain of sand has been a story. The next 10 years will be my peak of innovation in film-making and just as a human being."
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Average listal rating (966 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
30. Catherine Zeta-Jones
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald


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Average listal rating (1728 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
31. Nicole Kidman
The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

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Average listal rating (151 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
32. Mira Sorvino
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

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Average listal rating (147 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
33. Courtney Cox Arquette
From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiller by E. L. Konigsburg



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Average listal rating (296 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
34. Brooke Shields
The Hoursby Michael Cunningham

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Average listal rating (915 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
35. Denzel Washington
Siddhartha, by Herman Hesse

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Average listal rating (751 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
36. Beyoncé Knowles
Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan

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Average listal rating (1071 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
37. Christina Ricci
The Fountainheadby Ayn Rand


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Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
38. Dilma Rousseff
Grande Sertão: veredas de Guimarães Rosa

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Average listal rating (990 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
39. Rachel McAdams
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver



"I don't think I got out of bed for three days - I was just eating it up. My favorite story line was the one between Deanna and Eddie Bondo. I found that totally hot. It was one of the hottest love stories I've ever read."
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Average listal rating (985 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
40. Daniel Radcliffe
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

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Average listal rating (1255 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
41. Mel Gibson
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

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Average listal rating (1144 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
42. Kristen Stewart
East of Eden by John Steinbeck

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Average listal rating (706 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating
43. Lady GaGa
Letters to a Young Poet by RM Rilke

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Average listal rating (322 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
44. Haley Joel Osment
The Lord of the Rings by J R R Tolkien

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Average listal rating (450 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
45. Mandy Moore
A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks

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Average listal rating (34 ratings) 4.1  IMDB Rating
46. Xuxa Meneghel
The Present: The Gift That Makes You Happier and More Successful at Work and in Life, Today! by Spencer Johnson

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Average listal rating (1122 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
47. Megan Fox
Kiss the Girls by James Patterson

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Average listal rating (853 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating
48. Lindsay Lohan
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey

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Average listal rating (188 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
49. Billy Joel
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain


Average listal rating (274 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
50. Tim Allen
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig *




 

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Posted: 9 months, 1 week ago at Nov 9 22:00
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