gallery What Models Read
Cindy Crawford loves a scary bestseller, Hilary Rhoda reads Bill Clegg's memoir, and Heidi Klum enjoys Pinkalicious with her daughter. The Daily Beast polls models to find out what's on their nightstands and Kindles.
Cindy Crawford Chris Pizzello / AP Photo Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum is busy running a jewelry business and helming a hit TV show. But at home, she's enjoying some lighter fare:
, by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann, which she's reading with her daughter.
contestants, if you want to impress your judge, take note: Think pink.
Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images Hilary Rhoda
Hilary Rhoda, the 20-year-old bombshell with thick eyebrows who has graced Forbes' list of top-earning models, is reading Bill Clegg's sex- and drug-filled memoir,
Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man
, in her spare time.
Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images Joan Smalls Duffy-Marie Arnoult, WireImage / Getty Images Nicole Trunfio
Nicole Trunfio, who got her start when she won the Australian show
Search for a Supermodel
, has modeled for fashion houses from Gucci to Christian Dior. And on her nightstand, she's sticking to the classics, too: She's reading
The Sun Also Rises
Andy Kropa / Getty Images Aminata Niaria
Senegal native Aminata Niaria, who was discovered by Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz, is sticking with French literature. She's switching off between high and low culture, reading both
Une Femme sous surveillance
by Patricia McDonald and
, which is Stephenie Meyer's
Michael Buckner / Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Gaye McDonald
Jamaican newcomer Gaye McDonald is reading
, Paulo Coelho's 2003 novel about a young prostitute.
Another Coelho fan: Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Ariel Meredith is reading his bestseller,
Slaven Vlasic / Getty Images Coco Young
New York-born model and It Girl Coco Young takes time off from the party scene to read
, a novel by Michael Cunningham.
Marike Le Roux
Fresh-faced Marike Le Roux, who was born in South Africa, raised in Korea, and has been featured in the pages of Vogue and Harper's Bazaar, is now devouring heavier stuff in
The Greatest Show on Earth
by Richard Dawkins.