Guest Picks: Rick Moody

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What is Rick Moody's favorite novel? Read more to find out!

What have you read or seen lately (book, play, film, etc.) that moved or surprised you?

Films: The Hurt Locker, Iraq in Fragments

TV: Treme (HBO series), Mad Men

Books: Eating Animals (J.S. Foer), A Gate at the Stairs (Lorrie Moore), Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

What are you listening to right now?

Matmos, Supreme Balloon

Duke Ellington, Collected Small Group Recordings (Mosaic)

Fela Kuti, The Best of the Black President

What’s the last great book you read?

Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, by Edgar Allan Poe

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

Monster movies

If you only had one day left, how would you spend it in New York City?

Sunrise in Prospect Park, lunch at a diner, afternoon at MoMA, evening at Film Forum, dinner at Nobu, 11:00 –midnight, Brooklyn Bridge Park