Book Recommendations from Some of Our Guests

Looking for a good book to read? We've asked some Lopate Show guests what great books they've read lately, and here's what they've told us:

The Hare With Amber Eyes, by Edmund de Waal
    - Andrew Bolton, curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute

American Gods, by Neil Gaiman
    - Josh Ritter, singer-songwriter and novelist

Moby Dick, by Herman Melville and Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad
    - John Cullum, actor


Sunset Park, by Paul Auster
    -John Turturro, actor

Saints and Sinners, by Edna O’Brien
    - Gabriel Byrne, actor

An Object of Beauty, by Steve Martin
    - Tina Fey, actor, writer, author of Bossypants

Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray, and Hard Times, by Charles Dickens
    - Sapphire, author of Push and The Kid

Infinite Jest, by David Foster Wallace, and Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen
    - John Larroquette, actor

Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen
    - Daniel Sullivan, director

Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel
    - Hamish Linklater, actor

The Lovers, by Vendela Vida
    - Mamie Gummer, actress

The Road Less Travelled, by M. Scott Peck
    - Dick Van Dyke, actor, comedian, writer

Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen, and The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain
    - Sarah Vowell, author

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz
    - Gabrielle Hamilton, chef

Disgrace, by J. M. Coetzee
    - T. C. Boyle, novelist

Suicide, by Edward Leve
    -Zadie Smith, novelist