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Kristen Stewart Names Her Favorite Books and Celeb Friends

December 19, 2008 06:58:12 GMT

"East of Eden", "The Stranger", and "Hot Water Music" are some of Kristen Stewart's favorite books.


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"Twilight" leading lady Kristen Stewart has a question-and-answer session with BlackBook magazine, during which she talks about her favorite books, friends, and some other personal issues. Admitting she is into classic literature, she names "East of Eden" by Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck as one of her favorite books.

"It covers fundamental ideas of good and evil," she tells the publication about the set. "Other favorite writers ... oh, it's so hard when you can only pick a couple of writers. It always seems like you are trying so hard to look like an intellectual."

She continues stating, "I love Camus. The Stranger is one of my favorite books. Kurt Vonnegut. I just read Hot Water Music, which is a collection of short stories by Charles Bukowski. I don't normally like his work because it's usually rambling and drunk, but these stories were so good."

Switching into a more personal matter, which is about having friends, Kristen notes she realizes the importance of being with someone who understands her. "If you don't do this, then you don't get it," she says in a statement.

Talking about her closest friends, Kristen reveals to BlackBook magazine, "My friends are actors. My best friend is Nikki Reed, who is also in Twilight. And my boyfriend, Michael Angarano, is also an actor. I never thought I would date an actor, but he's my best friend. I've known him since I was 13 years old. I live in the Valley. I'm sort of a typical Valley Girl. We just sit around and play guitar and watch movies and hang out."

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posted by mita on Feb 08, 2014
I LOVE U KRISTEN I HOPE U WILL VISIT HERE IN THE PHILIPPINES!!! :)
posted by mounikka on Oct 19, 2010
omg she is such a beautiful .i had never seen such a girl in my entire life
posted by Courtney on Oct 15, 2010
plz
posted by Courtney on Oct 15, 2010
Hi, I love u Kristen Stewart You are a fantastic person can you come and stay at Tasmania,George Town
posted by Kayla T on Sep 15, 2010
Okay so this is a different Kayla... so awesome btw that I have the same name as one of Kristen's cousins... neway.. @ Aimee I wud so smoke out wit Kristen... Hi back to you Kristen, I absolutely love you as an sctress n as a person... Never have met u but wud LOVE too... Those eyes girl... amazing!! 420**Deuces**
posted by Kris on Sep 04, 2010
@Kayla Her favorite song is not Decode. It's Beside You by Van Morrison.. She has a formspring, you know.
posted by rami on Aug 28, 2010
Hey Kayla! Are you really Kristen's cousin?
posted by kristen on Jul 21, 2010
ummmm hi
posted by syrin on Jul 16, 2010
this was in 2009, she and mickael ar not together anymore, as everybody knows. Now she is with Rob, and they are so cute together.
posted by Aimee on Jul 07, 2010
I'm going to give kristen a call sometime so we can have a few drinks, then she'll smoke me up, and then we'll read some classic literature. ;)
posted by emy on Jun 16, 2010
I love edward!!!!!!! but your a good pair anyway, kris. !!!:) i love kristin stewart a ton!!!!
posted by eman on Jun 16, 2010
kristin stewart is the best actor ever!!!! I wish i could meet her. I have so much in common with her. i love the beatles 2!! rob is a great match for her. your looks are really nice. i am so into twilight and obssesed with bella. my style is like kristin's. i also love rob. patt. kristin stewart rocks. hope to meet u soon
posted by emily on Jun 15, 2010
i love kristen stewart a ton!!!!!! she is the best.she's my role model
posted by Maddix on Apr 30, 2010
Kristen Stewart is the nicest person I've ever met. I got to talk to her when I went to ComicCon... She was so cool and took a picture with me. She even said I looked like her! I told her I loved Rob and she joked and said she would hook us up. I'm still waiting, Kristen! I love you!
posted by debz on Mar 08, 2010
i luv kristen,i think she is so down to earth,as an actress to be hopefuly i want to be just like her. I wish i could have been in twilight.she is so lucky being on set with robet patterson,she is sooo kool. go twilight! xxx
posted by nevaeh on Feb 10, 2010
she is so amazing. she is so beautiful and smart and down to earth. kristen and me look a LOT alike and we dress the same. she isnt like some of the b****s in hollywood. there are a lot of those...selena gomez miley cyrus demi lovato all of those 'pop princesses' i love her sooo much, but not in the ho** way. :)
posted by _BELL_ on Jan 06, 2010
SOH SAD BCOZ KRSTNE HAS ALRDY A BF I TOT she is single.... ahmm.. hop dat rob wud be her bff..hehehe... bcoz der soh perfect couple 2 each oder....! hop sohh.. bt luv yah ROBSTEN....!!!
posted by Kayla on Nov 03, 2009
Hiya!! Im kirsten stewarts cousin!! Kirsten stewart is my cousin she is soooo kool her fav music is decode by paramore and her full name is Kristen Jaymes Stewart, she thinks im the koolest cousin yet and if you dont believe me google it! GOOGLE: Kayla Kristen Stewart's cousin!! I dont belive my cousin is famous and i got to meet Rob the other day he made me blush so much when he hugged me!! We also went swimming and he swam with no shirt on!!! he is sooooo hot!! and soon he is going to be my bro in law YAY!!!
posted by #1 fan\'s sister on Oct 17, 2009
Kristen Stewart rocks but sadly said I'm not the biggest fan but I think my older sister,Rebecca Lowe Jordan-hall is. Se is a crazed fan just like millions of people everwhere!!!!!!!!!!
posted by MrsPattinson on Oct 17, 2009
I m so happy that she is with Rob now!!!Go Robsten!!!
posted by (emo) on Sep 20, 2009
shes pretty and bythe way mile ycyrus is a slut
posted by (emo) on Sep 20, 2009
shes pretty and bythe way mile ycyrus is a slut
posted by melanie on Sep 07, 2009
Kristen Stewart is the best actress of the world and i really hope to meet her one day but i probably will because im going to be an actress soon i think and i hope so yeah kristen if you ever read this well i am your number 1 fan you dont know how much i like you (as an actress for sure) and we are exactly the same personally because i look like you and i wear almost the same things as you well the same style as you.
posted by wish your my friend on Sep 01, 2009
WE LOVE U KRISTEN STEWART
posted by beyonce sweetdream on Jul 28, 2009
She is amazing ive loved her ever scince i saw speak. So down to earth and kind-hearted i wish i could meet her one day.
posted by Paola Martinez on Jul 20, 2009
O.M.G i luv kristen stewart she seems 2 be really nice and cool...i hope 2 meet her 1 day...also i am a huge fan of twilght...viva twilight!
posted by loveable on Jul 06, 2009
we have a lot in common it mostly came from we we like to do!we could be probley be could friend. "chuckle,chuckle"
posted by joey on Jun 22, 2009
Kristen has many things in common with me. I actually cried a bit listening to iron and wine. I hope to meet her soon.
posted by twilight on Jun 11, 2009
already have a boyfriend
posted by nick on May 13, 2009
damn she looks hot
posted by Alex on Mar 17, 2009
I think she'd be cool to smoke a bowl with and just talk about life with.
posted by # 1 fan of Kristen!! on Mar 01, 2009
OMG!! i love Kristen so much. SHe is such a good actress and is so pretty!! I want to meet her so badly and am obsessed with twilight and Bella (who she plays). I was hopin that her and Rob would hook up, but if she already has a guy that is still good!!!!!!!!!!
posted by paranoic on Feb 28, 2009
i really liked kristen stewart. i ha been fan snce 4 yrs. she is totally cool nd down to earth.. i really really am impressed. i wish i could talk to her one day
posted by Linn on Jan 23, 2009
Hope she and Pattinson are able to spend time together off the set
posted by Jenny on Jan 16, 2009
Whos the boyfriend
posted by kei on Jan 09, 2009
so sad Kristen has a boyfriend already! i thought they'd be a great couple (Bella and Edward) for real...
posted by lisa on Jan 03, 2009
she seems like a real nice person. you can really see that she is not anything like other hollywood actors. she's really down to earth and real. i hope one day i get a chance to meet her.
posted by Taylor on Dec 26, 2008
I think that kristen seems like a really sweet person and hope to meet her soon :) :}
posted by akasha on Dec 23, 2008
how weird is to know an actress that is an actual real person and no a bubbly stupid plastic doll!!! like..humm i don`t know..cough miley cyrus cough
posted by katy on Dec 21, 2008
omg she actually sounds like a down to earth person

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