The Reading Lists of Beloved Fictional Characters

What Rory Gilmore, Don Draper, and Margot Tenenbaum have on their bedside tables

[optional image description]
The CW

If you've ever seen Gilmore Girls, there's a pretty good chance you know that Rory Gilmore is as big a bookworm as they come—maybe that's why she's so likeable. Recently, we stumbled on this exhaustive list of all the books Rory has read, and after we caught our breath (there's some 250 books on there!) we decided to compile a few more of the books we've noticed some of our favorite fictional characters reading—so as to follow along, of course. Below, see what books Don Draper, Margot Tenenbaum, and Daria Morgendorffer have been occupying themselves with recently.

This post also appears on Flavorpill, an Atlantic partner site.

Presented by

Emily Temple is an editor at Flavorpill.

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register with Disqus.

Please note that The Atlantic's account system is separate from our commenting system. To log in or register with The Atlantic, use the Sign In button at the top of every page.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

The Absurd Psychology of Restaurant Menus

Would people eat healthier if celery was called "cool celery?"

Video

This Japanese Inn Has Been Open For 1,300 Years

It's one of the oldest family businesses in the world.

Video

What Happens Inside a Dying Mind?

Science cannot fully explain near-death experiences.

Video

Is Minneapolis the Best City in America?

No other place mixes affordability, opportunity, and wealth so well.

More in Entertainment

Just In