Richard Speight Jr.'s Top Book Recommendations

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We All Want Something Beautiful

"From award-winning Hollywood photographer Randall Slavin comes We All Want Something Beautiful, a brilliant, raw, and everlasting collection of celebrity photography. "Randall's images cut through the noise...he has a way of finding beauty in a subject effortlessly."

‚"‚€‚" Ben Stiller

"Zero agenda. Zero politics. Pure intimacy and truth of the individual spirit...this is the setting Randall has always provided for me personally."

‚"‚€‚" Jeremy Renner
Recommended by Richard Speight Jr., and 1 others.

Richard Speight Jr.Once upon a time, no one carried around a phone, let alone a camera. But my pal Randall Slavin did & has compiled some of his best shots from back then into a book worth getting that captures a time worth remembering. (Hopefully I’ll be in Volume 2 😬 📸) (Source)

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Now a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic.

The critically acclaimed debut novel from Stephen Chbosky, Perks follows observant “wallflower” Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. First dates, family drama, and new friends. Sex, drugs, and...

Richard Speight Jr.A pal for 30 years, @StephenChbosky ‘s first book #ThePerksofBeingaWallflower had a MASSIVE impact on me & countless others. Then came his great movies. Now..THE NEXT BOOK! Be like me & buy it THE DAY it comes out. (Then harass him until he agrees to put me in the movie! 🎥 🤠) (Source)

Jamie GraysonHoly shit there’s no way this book is that old because that really ages me but I COMPLETELY agree. This book is a masterpiece and a must-read. Lessons about being human are in there and those are important right now. (Source)

Rae EarlIt is a tremendously powerful study of PTSD, a mental health issue that isn’t talked about enough (Source)

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