Guest Picks: Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen in the WNYC studios

Lemony Snicket was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about collaborating with illustrator Jon Klassen on the new children's book, The Dark. He also told us what he's been reading and listening to.

What have you read or seen over the past year that moved or surprised you?

         The film Troll Hunters, a mock documentary about people who hunt trolls


What are you listening to right now?

         Laurie Spiegel, The Expanding Universe 

What’s the last great book you read?

         Patrick deWitt – The Sisters Brothers


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

         The music of Grace Jones


What’s your favorite comfort food?

         A gin gimlet