Celebrity Picks: Alec Baldwin's Favorite Reads of 2017

Jon Foro on November 20, 2017
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AlecBaldwin225.jpgYou know him from performances in Beetlejuice, Working Girl, 30 Rock and, most recently, Saturday Night Live, where his controversial portrayal of the 45th president has earned him much praise (and a couple of jeers--but I'm not sure he cares). Nevertheless is the entertaining and frank memoir from actor Alec Baldwin.

You might not be surprised to see that his recent reading is a blend of politics and entertainment. See his picks below, and look here for the latest celebrity favorites.


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Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History by Kurt Andersen
Kurt and I have collaborated on a book about Trump’s first 100 days in office. I enjoyed working with Kurt, and Fantasyland is Kurt’s latest. I think Kurt is an incredible writer, not to mention one of the smartest people I know.

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The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency by Chris Whipple
Chris Whipple’s exploration of the role of the White House chief of staff and how that position affects the president, the public, and government is a fascinating read. I think Whipple has pulled back a curtain and given us some important insights into how the presidency works.

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Along the Way: The Journey of a Father and Son by Martin Sheen & Emilio Estevez
I shot a film with Emilio recently and I have always been an admirer of both him and his father, as well as of their relationship. This book is a beautiful portrait of a father and son, both successful artists in their own rights, who have enjoyed a wonderfully close relationship over the many years of their respective careers.

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Barbara Pierce Bush
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Cassandra Clare
Cassandra Clare
Ree Drummond
Ree Drummond
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Jennifer Egan
Ian Falconer
Ian Falconer
Reza Farazmand
Reza Farazmand
Anna Faris
Anna Faris
Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss
Ken Follett
Ken Follett
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Elias Weiss Friedman
Diana Gabaldon
Diana Gabaldon
John Green
John Green
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Jenna Bush Hager
John Hodgman
John Hodgman
Alice Hoffman
Alice Hoffman
Walter Isaacson
Walter Isaacson
Christopher Kimball
Christopher Kimball
Denis Leary
Denis Leary
John le Carré
John le Carré
Debbie Macomber
Debbie Macomber
Sarah J. Maas
Sarah J. Maas
Celeste Ng
Celeste Ng
Lawrence O'Donnell
Lawrence O'Donnell
Tim O'Reilly
Tim O'Reilly
Yotam Ottolenghi
Yotam Ottolenghi
Louise Penny
Louise Penny
Jacques Pépin
Jacques Pépin
Alex Prud'homme
Alex Prud'homme
Dan Rather
Dan Rather
Jason Reynolds
Jason Reynolds
Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan
Patrick Rothfuss
Patrick Rothfuss
Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg
Brandon Sanderson
Brandon Sanderson
Jason Segel
Jason Segel
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Gail Simmons
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Shaun T.
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