Guest Picks: Simon Callow

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Simon Callow was on the Leonard Lopate Show talking about playing everyone from Hamlet to Juliet in the play "Being Shakespeare." You might know him from his roles in the movies "Four Weddings and a Funeral" and "A Room with a View." He shared some of his favorite things with us—he had fabulous handwriting.

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

Armadale, by Wilkie Collins

What are you listening to right now?

Malcolm Arnold Symphony No. 5

What's the last great book you read?

The Origins of Civilization in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Brain, by Julian Jaynes

What's your favorite comfort food?

Multigrain Crispbread