Guest Picks: A. M. Homes

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A. M. Homes was here to talk about her latest novel. She shares a few of her favorite things.

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

"The River" – a new play be Jez Butterworth

"Other Desert Cities" – a play by John Robin Baitz

"Homeland" – TV series on Showtime

History of a Suicide – by Jill Bialosky


What are you listening to right now?

 Leonard Cohen – "Old Ideas"

The Rolling Stones

Miles Davis - "Blue"


What’s the last great book you read?

Joseph Heller – Something Happenned

Norman Mailer – Harlot’s Ghost

Jeanette Winterson – Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal


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

 Football- Washington Redskins/New York Giants

Girl Scouts

Salzburg Marionette Theater

…and of course former President Nixon


What’s your favorite comfort food?

Grilled Cheese

Tomato Soup

Shepards Pie