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Jonathan Favreau is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. Favreau has starred in the films Rudy, Swingers, Very Bad Things, The Replacements, Daredevil, The Break-Up, Couples Retreat, and Chef, which he also wrote and directed.
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The Hobbit
J. R. R. Tolkien - Sep 18, 2012 (first published in 1937)
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Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Ma...
Jon Favreau
It was an important book to me.      source
The 4 Hour Body
An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat Loss, Incredible Sex and Becoming Superhuman
Timothy Ferriss - Dec 14, 2010 (first published in 2000)
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Thinner, bigger, faster, stronger... which 150 pages will you read? Is it possible to: Reach your genetic potential in 6 months? Sleep 2 hours per day and perform better than on 8 hours? Lose more fat than a marathoner by bingeing?   Indeed, and much more. This is not just another diet and fitness book.The 4-Hour Body is the result of an obsessive ...
Jon Favreau
I’ve given The 4-Hour Body to people.      source
Kitchen Confidential
Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (P.S.)
Anthony Bourdain - Jan 09, 2007
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A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine—now with all-new, never-before-published material.New York Chef Tony Bourdain gives away secrets of the trade in his wickedly funny, inspiring m...
Jon Favreau
Great book.      source
It Would Be So Nice If You Weren't Here
My Journey Through Show Business
Charles Grodin - Sep 05, 1990 (first published in 1989)
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Although Charles Grodin has enjoyed stardom, his career has had its share of catastrophic setbacks, and Grodin writes about them with candor and liberating humor, dispensing invaluable advice about the art of surviving in the celluloid jungle....
Jon Favreau
It really told the story about how difficult it is when you’re first starting off trying to be an actor.      source
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