On the "favorite books" section of Barack Obama's Facebook profile.
One of J.K. Rowling's answers to "If you could bring only three books to a desert island, which would you pack?"
"Has all of the human traits; if you look somewhere you will find it, either in King Lear or Hamlet or Macbeth; it’s there." - Ricardo Semler
"Everyone should read some of [this author]... It's important..." - Shah Rukh Khan
Stewart Brand recommended this book on his "Selected Books for the Manual for Civilization" blog post.
Christopher Hitchens mentioned Shakespeare's work in the "Hitch-22" book.
Fred Wilson recommended this book on his blog.
Mark Twain recommended this book in a letter.