15 New Yorkers' Favorite Books
New York may be the city that never sleeps because there's so much to read! Here are 15 famous New Yorkers' favorite books.
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"Some people grow up in homes where sports are important; I grew up in a home where reading and writing had great value. As a child, I had a problem reading. I had a mild form of dyslexia where I would see some letters backward, and I had to go to a special reading instructor. One way she helped was to encourage me to find books that I was really passionate about." —Anderson Cooper, CNN anchor and journalistBooks that made a difference to Anderson Cooper:A Death in the Family by James AgeeThe Quiet American by Graham GreeneDry by Augusten BurroughsFamilies: A Memoir and a Celebration by Wyatt CooperIt Seemed Important at the Time by Gloria VanderbiltThe Journey Is the Destination: The Journals of Dan Eldon edited by Kathy Eldon