Books That Made a Difference to Kevin Spacey
The actor and producer favors nonfiction by and about the powerful.
By Naomi Barr
O, The Oprah Magazine |
September 23, 2011
"These are the lines you wish you could say when someone is rude to you, but you don't come up with them until you're in the car going home."
"It teaches you that instead of shutting out people who are battling you, you might actually get more out of them by simply inviting them in."
"One night Joe came to see me in an off-off-off-Broadway play," Spacey says. "The next day, he called me into his office and fired me. He told me he was giving me two months' pay and pushing me out the door because, as he said, 'Last night I went to the theater and discovered an actor.'"
"With this incredibly detailed, brilliant book, you learn-in one read-what makes London the city it is today," says Spacey.