08/21/2013 12:53 pm ET

What Jeannette Walls Loves To Read

The Glass Castle and The Silver Star author Jeannette Walls discusses what she likes to read in this video.

Walls reveals that she loves to read histories and biographies: "The more you read about the world, the more everything makes sense."

She reveals that she has a partiality for Doris Kearns Goodwin because she "doesn't shy away from the psychology of things."