Guest Picks: James Oseland

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We spoke with James Oseland about some of his favorite books, movies, and more after his recent appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.

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

‘The Betrayal,’ a documentary about the resettlement of a Luotian family in the US – what a knockout

What are you listening to right now?

Evan Ziporyn, an amazing contemporary American composer

What’s the last great book you read?

Bruce Chatwin’s “The Song Lines”

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

The L.A. punk band X

What’s your favorite comfort food?

Char Kuey Teow: Fried Malaysian-style rice noodles with shrimp and Chinese spring onions