With the holiday season almost upon us and winter break just weeks away, you might want to start considering how you'll spend your free time. And while working and internships are ideal, winter break also provides you with the opportunity to read for pleasure. There are a range of benefits gained from non-required reading that are not confined to just reading ability: Leisure reading has shown to help students be more articulate, develop a higher order reasoning and think more critically. Not sure what to read? Check out the titles from some of your favorite celebrities below for some book-spiration:
- Lena Dunham – Bad Behavior
- Emma Thompson – Bring Up the Bodies
- Arnold Schwarzenegger – Incognito
- Elizabeth Gilbert – Rome
- Ira Glass – North Country: The Making of Minnesota
- John Grisham – All the King’s Men
- Anne Lamott – I Knew You’d Be Lovely
- Colin Powell – The Summer of 1787
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