Guest Picks: Gillian Murphy

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Dancer Gillian Murphy stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about some of her favorite books, and more.

What have you read or seen over the past year that moved or surprised you?

Pina Bausch’s “Vollmond” at BAM

“The Things They Carried” book

Bridge Project “Cherry Orchard” etc.

What are you listening to right now?

Pandora Radio and Bob Marley, Beethoven, Max Richter’s “On the Nature of Daylight.”

What’s the last great book you read?

“Freedom” by Jonathan Franzen

“Let the Great World Spin"

What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

Playing devil’s advocate for the sake of finding truth

What’s your favorite comfort food?

Chips and guacamole