Leonard's Questions: Billy Childs

Monday, May 17, 2010

Billy Childs stopped by our studios to tell Leonard Lopate about his newest album - and share some of his favorite picks with us.

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?
TV – The Wire – Season 4
Book—Kindred by Octavia Butler

What are you listening to right now?
Variations on A Paganini Theme by Witold Ludoslawski
Contours – Sam Rivers

What’s the last great book you read?
1984 – by George Orwell

What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
The Punch Brothers – bluegrass/classical

If you only had one day left, how would you spend it in New York City?
Walking around the city with my family while it was snowing (lightly)


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