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Audrey Hepburn’s Reading List

Audrey Hepburn’s Reading List

Beautiful, elegant, and stylish, the Breakfast at Tiffany’s and My Fair Lady actress, Audrey Hepburn, was more than a classic Hollywood star, fashion icon, and humanitarian. She also loved to read books!

“For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It’s not the most social pastime.” —Audrey Hepburn

Here’s a list of 9 of Audrey Hepburn’s favorite books. How many books have you read on Audrey Hepburn’s reading list?


The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank


The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett


The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling


The Four Just Men by Edgar Wallace


The Mind of J.G. Reader by Edgar Wallace


The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim


Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw


The Collected Works of William Shakespeare


The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot

Another Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe loved to read.

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Lovers of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma, all of which were made into major motion pictures, will want to check out author Jane Austen’s favorite books.

The Simpsons Movie and The Simpsons TV show features another book junkie: eight-year-old Lisa Simpson, the second child of Homer and Marge Simpson. Even though she’s a cartoon character, don’t you agree that the Lisa Simpson book club should be a real thing?

Actresses Sarah Jessica Parker and Reese Witherspoon plus these eight other ultra-successful people love to read books.

Honest Abe, the 16th president of the United States, grew up in poverty and never went to college. He also loved to read books. Here is a sampling of Abraham Lincoln’s favorite books.

Albert Einstein’s favorite books include some interesting choices.

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