Leonard's Four Questions: Leonard Lopate

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Host, The Leonard Lopate Show

What have you read or seen this fall (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?
Lots of exciting theater: “The Understudy,” “Venus in Fur,” “Circle Mirror Transformation,” “A Lie of the Mind.”

What are you listening to right now?
Till Fellner: Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier
Bill Evans: Alone
Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane: At Carnegie Hall
The Great Gospel Woman

What’s the last great book you read?
Margaret Atwood: The Year of the Flood
And just re-read Tanizaki’s The Makioka Sisters

What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
Baseball, Football, Basketball.

If you only had one day left, how would you spend it in New York City?
Before I had to move or before I died? If the first: looking at art at the Frick.
If the second: my answer is not suitable for the host of a family show.

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