Novelist Alan Hollinghurst was on the show recently, and he told us what he's been reading and watching lately.
What have you read or seen over the past year that moved or surprised you?
Michael Handke’s film The White Ribbon, with its austerely beautiful style and uncannily naturalistic aching.
What are you listening to right now?
Thomas Ade’s new recording of his own piano pieces, including the haunting 3 Mazurkas
What’s the last great book you read?
Jennifer Egan’s dazzling and disconcerting A Visit from the Goon Squad
What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
My tastes are all too predictable
What’s your favorite comfort food?
Marks & Spencer Thai crackers