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Tilda Swinton, Tom Ford and More Share Their Favorite Reads at This Pop-Up Bookstore

Jeremiah's Vanishing New York

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Ever wonder what Tilda Swinton reads in her spare time? Have you literally never wondered that in your life, but are suddenly really curious? Right now at Whisper Editions, the arty concept shop that opened in the Seaport last winter, Out Magazine editor-in-chief Aaron Hicklin has tapped a handful of artists and celebrities to display their "desert island" books—you know, the ten books you'd bring if you were stuck on a desert island—at a mini pop-up bookstore.

Jeremiah (of Vanishing New York fame) stopped by the pop-up, One Grand today, and found a few notable revelations on the reading habits of celebrities, namely, that designer Tom Ford is into the same author every other hot dude on the subway is: Ayn Rand. And about Tilda Swinton: Next time she's stuck on a desert island, she'll be bringing Patrick Dannis' Auntie Mamie, Nancy Mitford's Love In a Cold Climate, and Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, among others. You've got until the end of August to see the rest, which also include picks by Annie Lennox, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Carrie Brownstein, Michael Pollan, and more.