Coming up with a list of my favorite books was a great exercise for me. When I looked at the titles on my shelves, I saw a map of my life. There was The Prophet , which my husband read to me on our first date. And Sula by Toni Morrison. I love that one because it's the story of two women, one of whom leaves her hometown and goes into the world—and I did that. All my interests and adventures and struggles—everything is right on the shelf.
Kimberly Elise, who played Denver in Beloved , appears as Rosie in the remake of The Manchurian Candidate.
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