You know Reese Witherspoon the actor, with her dozens of starring roles in films including Election, Legally Blonde, and Walk the Line–as well as burgeoning list of producer credits for blockbusters such as Wild and Gone Girl. This year, she also narrated the audio edition of one of the most highly anticipated and bestselling books of the year: Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman.
But she’s also a voracious reader–and one with good taste.We asked Reese for her own favorite reads of 2015. See her picks below, and look here for more celebrity favorites. Learn more about the Amazon Books Editors’ picks for the Best Books of the Year.
Reese Witherspoon’s Favorite Reads of 2015
Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
So You Have Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
Ashley’s War by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee
To Kill A Mockingbird is so well written. Harper Lee’s beautiful prose is crackling with the attitudes of budding civil rights activists of the early 1960’s. As a woman born and raised in the South, I was drawn into so many scenes of Scout questioning her father ‘s judgement. Even though this novel in over 50 years old, it addressed attitudes and prejudices that are still being struggled with in the American South.
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