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Guest Picks: Jeanette Winterson

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Novelist Jeanette Wintersonwas on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her memoir, Why Be Normal When You Can Be Happy? She also told us that she's a fan of fast cars and silence. Find out what she's been reading recently!

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?

          Film: A Dangerous Method

          Theatre: Jerusalem and Frankenstein

          Opera: Doctor Atomic (Again!)

 

 What are you listening to right now?

          Rizzlekicks/Joss Stone

          And too much piped radio in airports. What is wrong with silence?

 

 What’s the last great book you read?

          When God was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman

          Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights by Marina Warner

 

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

         Fast cars.

 

What’s your favorite comfort food?

        Banana

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Jeanette Winterson

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