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Wrestling with Reading

May 8, 2009 2:26 PM | 0 comments

Darren Aronofsky, acclaimed director of the award-winning 2008 movie, The Wrestler, and writer and director of Oscar-nominated Requiem for a Dream, was born and raised in Brooklyn, and still lives here today. While he's currently working on a new RoboCop movie, he still takes time out from his schedule to read; following are a few of his all-time favorite books that he recently shared with us:


Favorite Children's Books

The Arrival by Shaun Tan

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

Stone Soup by Jon J. Muth 


Favorite Adult Books

Gentleman of the Road by Michael Chabon

Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead

Song of the Silent Snow by Hubert Selby, Jr.




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