Stephen Fry

5 Stephen Fry Recommended Books

Stephen Fry is a British actor, comedian, writer, and presenter. He is widely known for his roles in Blackadder, A Bit of Fry and Laurie, and Jeeves and Wooster. Fry has also written two novels, multiple books, and presented documentaries. He is an avid supporter of LGBT rights and mental health awareness and has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Cambridge University.

5 Books recommended by Stephen Fry

What We Owe the Future

What We Owe the Future

Author :William MacAskill

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"A book of great daring, clarity, insight and imagination." - Stephen Fry [Source]

Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women

Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women

Unique, Eccentric and Amazing Entertainers

Author :Ricky Jay

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"A masterpiece." - Stephen Fry [Source]

Sum

Sum

Forty Tales from the Afterlives

Author :David Eagleman

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"If you read it and aren't enchanted I will eat 40 hats." - Stephen Fry [Source]

Stolen Focus

Stolen Focus

Why You Can't Pay Attention--and How to Think Deeply Again

Author :Johann Hari

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"A beautifully researched and argued exploration of the breakdown of humankind’s ability to pay attention." - Stephen Fry [Source]

Words Are My Matter

Words Are My Matter

Writings on Life and Books

Author :Ursula K. Le Guin

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"My favourite book on the subject of writing itself." - Stephen Fry [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What kind of books does Stephen Fry recommend?

Stephen Fry is known to enjoy classic and modern British fiction, so some of his frequently recommended books include: Middlemarch, by George Eliot; Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen; His Dark Materials trilogy, by Philip Pullman; and The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.

Yes, Stephen Fry is known to have an affinity for British classics, contemporary literature, science fiction and fantasy, and the occasional mystery novel.

Yes, Stephen Fry does have reviews of some of his recommended books available on his blog.

Yes, Stephen Fry has published several collections of recommended books, including The Fry Chronicles and Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece.