Guest Picks: William Kennedy
Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer William Kennedy was here to discuss his latest novel, Chango's Beads and Two Toned Shoes, and he told us what he's been reading and watching recently.
What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?
Broadway – Fences, by August Wilson, with Denzel Washington
Film – Midnight in Paris, by Woody Allen
What are you listening to right now?
Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers, recordings from 1931-1933
What’s the last great book you read?
Lost Memory of Skin, by Russell Banks
A Moveable Feast, by Ernest Hemingway
What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
Ukulele Ike as a scat singer
What’s your favorite comfort food?