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Alison Pill: What’s in My Bag?

Alison Pill: What's In My Bag?
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Alison Pill is an ambitious bibliophile! This year’s goal? To read all 11 of Toni Morrison’s novels in order. “[Writer] Ayelet Waldman started a social media read-a-thon,” says the star of CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Picard. “I’m on Sula [Morrison’s second book],” says the actress, 34.

The mom of Wilder Grace, 3, who she shares with hubby Joshua Leonard, tells Us about what’s inside her Fjällräven backpack.

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On the Line
“My favorite thing in the world is my Leuchtturm1917 Springback binder [for scripts]. You don’t have to hole-punch. It’s the best.”

Making Scents
“I have my Thistle Farms essential oils. The [charitable brand] helps so many women. It’s an incredible organization.”

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Alison Pill: What's In My Bag?
Alison’s bag. Shana Novak

“I have a Science Bear teddy in a lab coat that my daughter got for me from the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, England.”

Write on!
“People are always asking to borrow a pen. My favorite is the Pilot G2. That ink roll is so sweet.”

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Hit the Deck
“Wilder just learned how to play cards. We were playing Go Fish on our flight the other day.”

Sweet Savior
“My obsession: Hu Chocolate Covered Hunks. I need chocolate two hours after lunch.”

What else is inside Pill’s backpack? An iPad; an iPhone X; a Dr. Bronner’s Organic Magic Balm; a Native deodorant; a mini WetBrush in pink; Flights by Olga Tokarczuk; Infinite Potential: The Life and Times of David Bohm by F. David Peat; Descanso Gardens Guild railroad tickets; a MetroCard; a letter-pressed Victorian receiving card from the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg exhibit, ‘The Grasshopper and the Ant’ and Other Stories, as told by Jennifer Angus; Welly bandages; Crayola colored pencils; a notebook; roasted and salted pumpkin seeds; a hair tie; a Day Designer and Polaroid pictures

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