Emily Deschanel

Plays Dr. Temperance Brennan on Fox's 'Bones'

Emily Deschanel, who reprises her role as Dr. Temperance Brennan when Fox’s “Bones” returns for its third season Sept. 25.

Last book I bought:
“Freakonomics” by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Books I’m reading:
“The Year of Magical Thinking” by Joan Didion and “Stumbling on Happiness” by Daniel Gilbert. After becoming incredibly depressed by the former, I attempt to learn how to cheer myself up with the latter.

Total number of books I own:
Do you really want me to count? I couldn’t anyway; they’re all in boxes. I’m in the process of moving…maybe millions?

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“The Secret History” by Donna Tartt
“Atonement” by Ian McEwan
“The Truth About Diamonds” by Nicole Richie

Last film I saw:
1931 version of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde.” Interesting early special effects…

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Annie Hall,” directed by Woody Allen
“Waiting for Guffman,” directed by Christopher Guest
“Fucking Amal( Show Me Love),” directed by Lukas Moodysson

Last CD I bought:
Does buying an album on iTunes count? I have to be honest: Guns N’ Roses’ “Greatest Hits.”

Song currently playing:
“Take it to the Maxx,” Hello Stranger

Three Songs that mean a lot to me:
“So Real,” Jeff Buckley
“Waterloo Sunset,” the Kinks
“The Harder They Come,” Jimmy Cliff
“Father Figure,” George Michael…Wait was that more than three? I’m not great at math…

Favorite Drink:
Can it be non alcoholic? Decaf soy chai latte. Wow, that’s so LA!

Favorite Charity:
Farm Sanctuary, Women for Women International, the Humane Society, PETA, Artists Take Action

Favorite Vacation:
I’ve never taken a real vacation as an adult. But I went to New Zealand for my friends’ wedding in April. It was breathtakingly beautiful. They took me and a few other friends on their honeymoon with them, so that was pretty vacation-y.

Favorite Vice:
My blackberry

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Paris Hilton, Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan, Nicole Richie, oh yeah, and Mahatma Gandhi

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