Hottest Bachelors 2005

Get a peek at Orlando Bloom, Jesse Metcalfe, Colin Farrell and nine other guys in PEOPLE's annual special issue, on newsstands June 17

JAKE GYLLENHAAL

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, 24, is sensitive – and smart. What's the former Ivy Leaguer (who attended Columbia University) reading now? "A book called Salt: A World History, and it's all about salt. I have a weird fascination with specifics. I like the idea of learning a lot about one thing."



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