3 Quick Questions With Mary Roach

Mary Roach‘s newest book is the hilarious and fascinating Packing For Mars. However, when it came to picking her favorite things, Roach’s metaphorical suitcase began to bulge—she couldn’t pick just one. And we don’t blame her! So:

Presenting, unedited, Mary Roach’s…

Favorite Books
The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen; The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon; The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson; The Fruit Hunters by Adam Leith Gollner; The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr

Favorite Movies
Blow-Up (the Antonioni version); Fargo; Satyricon; Aguirre;
Galaxy Quest; Being John Malkovich; The Road Warrior; Pulp Fiction; It’s
a Wonderful Life; Rouge
(Chinese); The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Favorite Music
The overture to Boris Godunov; Richard Thompson; Leonard Cohen;
Balinese Monkey Chant

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