Guest Picks: E. L. Doctorow

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Writer E. L. Doctorow in the WNYC studios

E. L. Doctorow was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about his novel, Andrew's Brain. He also told us what he's been reading and listening to recently. 

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

        Tenth of December by George Saunders


What are you listening to right now?

        Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony


What’s the last great book you read?

        Andrew's Brain


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

        Professional football


What’s your favorite comfort food?

        Chicken Chow Mein