Guest Picks: John Sexton

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NYU President John Sexton in the WNYC studios

New York University president John Sexton was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about how he uses baseball as a metaphor for spirituality in his course, which has become one of the most popular on campus. He also told us what he's been listening to -- it's quite a mix!

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

         Book: The Celebrant by Eric Rolfe Greenberg & 36 Arguments for the Existence of God by Rebecca Goldstein
         Play: Mistakes Were Made
         Film: Beasts of the Southern Wild       

What are you listening to right now?

         Beethoven, Bach, and Meatloaf           

What’s the last great book you read?

         The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene


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

          Baseball, white water rafting


What’s your favorite comfort food?