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A Library of Castaway Book Choices

  • Annie Lennox

    The Power of now 

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  • Kristen Scott Thomas

    Sense and Sensibility because it is timeless and quintessentially English

    Kristen Scott Thomas is not a tweeter

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  • Karl Jenkins

    Le Guide - Michelin - France because it would make him think of the dinners he could be eating or might be able to eat when he gets off the island

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  • Kelsey Grammer

    A Passage to India because something about the book caught his imagination when he was 16 - the fantastic mystery of India

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  • Maya Angelou

    The Negro Caravan, because it has has c18, c19 & c20 black American poetry, excerpts from c19 plays, anti-slavery propaganda, slave narratives and some of the most beautiful c19 black lady poetry 

    Maya Angelou died 28 May 2014 (wikipedia)

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  • Carla Lane

    Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, because its the book she always goes back to 

    Carla Lane died 31 May 2106 (wikipedia)

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  • Jacques Cousteau

    The Complete Essays of Michel de Montaigne: because in this book you learn how to behave

    Jacques Cousteau died 25 June 1997 (wikipedia)

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  • John Lloyd

    The Book : On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are: because it's the best book he's ever read on the nature of what actually is, what the world is about and how you should behave 

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  • Captain Eric Brown

    The Moon Landings because of his facination with Wernher von Braun and Neil Armstrong, who was a friend and one of the finest human beings he ever met

    Captain Eric Brown died 21 February 2016 (wikipedia)

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