Guest Picks: Chester Higgins

Photographer Chester Higgins was here on February 15 to talk about photographing the ruins of ancient Nubia. He shared a few of his favorite things.

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?
Amour - the ending
Thebes at War, by Naguib Mahfouz

What are you listening to right now?

Donald Byrd, he just died

What's the last great book you read?
Something from my research library. I jump all over the place. Mostly along the Nile researching archeological and anthropological rare books.

What's one thing you're a fan of that people might not expect?
"Downtown Abbey," with my wife
Assisting my gardener wife and gardening
Astronomy

What's your favorite comfort food?
Ethiopian, then Chinese