What have you read or seen lately (book, play, film, etc.) that moved or surprised you?
Tree of Life by Malick. A puzzling, transporting, baffling, beautiful and, I think, a seminal work of great and unusual courage.
What are you listening to right now?
Tom Waits’ latest – genius musings, rich and resonant, and that voice gets better and better
What’s the last great book you read?
Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth - masterpiece of historical fiction, complex and enigmatic moral terrain, brilliant characters
What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
What’s your favorite comfort food?
Shepherd’s Pie – and lots of it.