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
Salzburg Marionette Theater
…and of course former President Nixon
What’s your favorite comfort food?