Literature, personal development… Anthony Delon recommends 5 books to Femme Actuelle readers

Literature, personal development… Anthony Delon recommends 5 books to Femme Actuelle readers
Literature, personal development… Anthony Delon recommends 5 books to Femme Actuelle readers

His new book, Bastingage (ed. Fayard), deals with toxic romantic relationships. For his second book, Anthony Delon chose the form of a novel, even if some features are drawn from his personal experiences. In an interview with Femme Actuelle on Tuesday, July 9, he took the opportunity to talk to us about literature and recommend five books. Contrary to what we might have thought of his tastes, his readings surprise us. Interested in spiritual awakening and personal development, this is particularly evident in the books that the 59-year-old author and actor speaks highly of. Thich Nhat Hanh, Matthieu Ricard and Hermann Hesse are indeed known for being wise men, as well as successful authors.

“I can recommend a very good book on personal development, it is that of a Thai monk Thich Nhat Hanh: Taking care of your inner child”, suggests the author. In this book, the Buddhist monk helps the reader to achieve a “force of reconciliation and compassion”, notably through meditation exercises. Anthony Delon’s second recommendation is just as spiritual. “Plaidoyer pour le bonheur by Matthieu Ricard is also very good and it happens to be one of my bedside books”. Another Buddhist monk, similar theme. In this one, the wise man guides us towards happiness through several stages.

On the novel side, the author chooses nuggets. “My mother had also told me about a book that she had (…)

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