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6 books that TV's Andy Levy of Red Eye is currently reading

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The intellectual influences and current reads of the deadpan potential show host.

In a recent interview, Andy Levy, Fox News' Red Eye ombudsman-turned-panelist and rumored potential replacement for the departing Greg Gutfeld, shared some intellectual influences and discussed his voracious readership.

Notably, Levy counts among the books that helped form his libertarian worldview Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead," and works by Murray Rothbard, Friedrich Hayek and Milton Friedman. Levy also touted Columbia University's core curriculum, under which all students among other common requirements read and debate the ideas of classic books from the likes of Plato, Aristotle, Locke, Hobbes and Rousseau.

The often deadpan panelist whose interesting career has taken him from the armed forces to Hollywood and finally to Fox News, also noted several books currently on his reading list. You can find them below:

1) Harrison Squared by Daryl Gregory

Levy calls "Harrison Squared" "a really fun read; kind of a Lovecraftian YA novel."

2) Book of Numbers: A Novel by Joshua Cohen

3) The Fifth Gospel: A Novel by Ian Caldwell

4) Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World by Bruce Schneier

Excerpt available here.

5) The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons

6) The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game by Mary Pilon

 

(H/T: IJReview)

 

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