Actor Jeremy Strong is best known for his role in HBO show Succession. But did you know that he loves to read when not acting? That is why we will be looking at Jeremy Strong’s favorite books. Keep reading to find out what they are!
His role as Kendall Roy in Succession led to Strong winning a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2020 and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 2022. Time magazine listed Strong as one of the 100 most people in the world in 2022.
Jeremy Strong’s Favorite Books
- My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard
- The Caretaker by Harold Pinter
- Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
- The Man Who Owns The News by Michael Wolff
- Four Quartets by T. S. Eliot
- Swan’s Way: In Search of Lost Time – Volume 1 by Marcel Proust
- Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
- Alma Mahler-Werfel Diaries, 1898-1902 by Alma Mahler-Werfel
- Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
- Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
Books are Important to Strong
These books are dear to Strong and he feels strongly about them, pun intended.
“I mean this is like a five-hour conversation right here,” Strong said. “These are all books that have been really important to me.”
My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard is a book that Strong believes is “the most honest expression of life that I’ve ever read anywhere.” Seeing how dear these books are to Strong is a beautiful sight. That is the magic of books.
What did you think of Jeremy Strong’s favorite books? How many of the books on the list have you read? Let us know in the comments below!