New Yorker Liev Schreiber

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Liev Schreiber
"Books were a way of immersing myself in the world of an author. Because a writer gives a reader ownership of his story, you are allowed to feel as if you belong to something. I love the authors who share the knowledge that we're all in the same boat, especially when they do it with humor. They can, through a character or a scene, show you how absurd your own neuroses are. It becomes clear that while other people may look as if they're all going along well, they're likely to be just as neurotic as you are. That's very comforting." —Liev Schreiber, actor

Books that made a difference to Liev Schreiber:

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy O'Toole

The Way to Freedom by His Holiness, The Dalai Lama of Tibet

Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene

The Shakespeare First Folio edited by Doug Moston

Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy