Guest Picks: Anna Deavere Smith
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Playwright and actor Anna Deavere Smith was on the Lopate Show recently to discuss bringing her one-woman show, "Let Me Down Easy," to PBS's Great Performances. She also revealed what she's been listening to and what her (very healthy) comfort food is!
What have you read or seen over the past year that moved or surprised you?
Film: The Artist
What are you listening to right now?
Arvo Part (Estonian composer) and Dennis Ferrer (hip hop DJ)
What's the last great book you read?
Debt: The First 5,000 Years by David Graeber
What's one thing you're a fan of that people might not expect?
The Monkey Bar Restaurant, NYC
What's your favorite comfort food?