Lena Dunham’s Ideal Bookshelf

Lena Dunham's Ideal Bookshelf

Lena Dunham had a big weekend. She won a Golden Globe for best actress in a television show (comedy or musical). GIRLS won a Golden Globe for best television series, comedy or musical. And season 2 of GIRLS premiered last night to rave reviews. So what better time to share the reading choices of Lena Dunham than after her whirlwind weekend!? Lena’s “Ideal Bookshelf” was recently created by artist Jane Mount as part of her ongoing series (and wildly popular book).

Here’s the breakdown of Lena’s eclectic selection:

  • Fodor’s Flashmaps
  • How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found, by Doug Richmond
  • Birds of Britain, by John D. Green
  • The Portable Beat Reader
  • Love Poems, by Anne Sexton
  • Sayonara, Mrs. Kackleman, by Maira Kalman
  • Ghost World, by Daniel Clowes
  • Enter Whining, by Fran Drescher
  • Rebecca, by Daphne DuMaurier
  • Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart, by Mark Epstein
  • Stories Rabbits Tell, by Susan E. Davis and Margo Demello
  • Shopgirl. Steve Martin
  • Long Time Relationship, by Julie Doucet
  • A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Letters of Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • Eloise in Paris, by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight
  • Having It All,┬áby Helen Gurley Brown
  • Clueless: Cher Goes Enviro-Mental, by Randi Reslfeld
  • Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov
  • The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Vol. 1 & 2


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