04/19/2012 02:43 pm ET

The Creator of HBO's ‘Girls' Shares Her Reading Habits

What book is on your night stand now?

Right now I'm looking right at Mary Gaitskill's "Bad Behavior"; the new Diane Keaton autobiography; "Having It All," by Helen Gurley Brown (research); and "The Consolations of Philosophy," by Alain de Botton - all in various states of having-been-read-ed-ness.

When and where do you like to read?

On the big couch by sunlight in the afternoon when I should be working. While I get my hair and makeup done on set. In bed. Always in bed.

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