Guest Picks: Ashley Judd
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Ashley Judd came on The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about her favorite book, what she is a fan of and more!
What have you read or seen in the past year that moved or surprised you?
Edward Carr, What Is History?
Alex Keyssar, The Right to Vote:The Contested History of Democracy in the United States
Sonia Nazario, Enrique's Journey
Robert Jensen and Gail Dines, Pornography: The Production and Consumption of Inequality
Dale Dickey's performance in "Winter's Bone"
What are you listening to right now?
Bluegrass, as ever... daily dose is essential.
What's one thing you're a fan of that people might not expect?
Being a passenger as [husband and champion auto racer] Dario drives.
Also, birding -- a great book is A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All by Luke Dempsey.
If you had only one day left, how would you spend it in New York City?
I would not be in NYC.