- The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 29, 2002


Retired librarian Glenna Nowell's 15th annual list of celebrities' favorite books:
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.
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 Kevin Starr.
Tara Lipinski, Olympic figure skater: "All Creatures Great and Small" by James Herriot.
Randolph Mantooth, actor: "Centennial" by James Michener.
Matthew Modine, actor: "The Man Who Planted Trees" by Jean Giono.
Deborah Norville, journalist and author: "Villard" by Alexandra de Borchgrave; "On Writing" by Stephen King; "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and "The Sun Also Rises," both by Ernest Hemingway.
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.
Mira Sorvino, actress: "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, actress, comedian: "The Shipping News" by Annie Proulx.

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