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Marilyn Monroe’s personal library: an epic reading list | AbeBooks’ Reading Copy

In 1999, Christie’s staged an auction of Marilyn Monroe’s belongings, including her books. The books in Marilyn Monroe’s personal library, number between 400-500 titles, and reflect a wide range of interests and maturity levels.

When she died in 1962, she was only 36 years old and had publicly made the statement she found intellect the sexiest attribute a person could have.

I can only imagine what she would have done had she lived longer. I think the world definitely missed out on something good here.

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What nobody talks about, when they talk about Marilyn Monroe

Thoughts for a Sunday MorningWhat nobody talks about, when they talk about Marilyn Monroe.

“She always wanted to be photographed while reading, because that’s what she loved doing most. She had a library of over 400 books.”

Let’s just take a moment to respect the ultimate combination that is both beauty and brains. Rest in peace, Ms. Monroe.

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