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Gillian Anderson’s 6 favorite books

by Bill Hayes

For The Week, actor Gillian Anderson lists her 6 favorite books.

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger …. Clare first meets Henry when she’s 6 and he’s 36. Over the next 30 years, Clare’s life progresses in a linear fashion while Henry uncontrollably time-travels to the past and future. Clare is such a beautiful character — the emotional epicenter for a man dislocated in time. Her devotion to Henry, who is paradoxically most present to her when he’s absent, forces her to gain strength in her solitude. [more]