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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"The great power of literature is to expand our vision. Go Tell It on the Mountain
is a case in point. You feel as if Baldwin bled over this book, that this book hurt to write. It's not a memoir; it's somebody taking very real feelings and turning them into art. He writes evocatively, but you don't need to have a graduate degree to understand his books—you just need to have a heart." —Ethan Hawke, actor and author Books that made a difference to Ethan Hawke:Go Tell It on the Mountain by James BaldwinAll My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers by Larry McMurtryCruising Paradise by Sam ShepardAnd There Was Light by Jacques LusseyranThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckMoby-Dick by Herman MelvilleNotes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky