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3 Quick Questions With Nicole Krauss

Nicole Krauss is the bestselling author of The History of Love and, most recently, Great House. She stopped by to tell us some of the things she thinks are great.

Presenting Nicole Krauss’…

Favorite Book

The Loser by Thomas Bernhard

Favorite Movie

Andrei Tarkovsky’s The Mirror

Favorite Music

Laurie Anderson’s new album, Homeland

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3 Quick Questions With Cornelia Funke

Cornelia Funke is the author of the modern kids’ classics Inkheart, Dragon Rider, and—most recently—Reckless. In that spirit, she threw caution to the wind and told us some of her favorite things!

Presenting Cornelia Funke’s…

Favorite Book
The Once and Future King by T.H. White

Favorite Movie
The Year of Living Dangerously

Favorite Music
Franz von Schubert’s Winterreise

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3 Quick Questions With Cathleen Schine

Cathleen Schine latest novel is The Three Weissmanns of Westport. Keeping with this numerical theme, Schine was kind enough to shed some light on three of her favorite things!

Presenting Cathleen Schine’s…

Favorite Book
Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens

Favorite Movie
Lassie Come Home

Favorite Music
Estonian composer Arvo Part

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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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3 Quick Questions With Mary McNamara

TV critic Mary McNamara‘s latest show biz-set mystery is The Starlet. Check out the star-studded cast in her answers to our quick questions!

Presenting Mary McNamara’s…

Favorite Book
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Favorite Movie
His Girl Friday

Favorite Music
Bruce Springsteen

And considering her profession, we had to ask:
Favorite TV Show
Doctor Who

And speaking of favorite things, watch Cheryl talk up her Small Press Pick, Seagull Press:

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3 Quick Questions With D.J. MacHale

D.J. MacHale is the author of the popular Pendragon series; his latest is the kids’ picture book Monster Princess. We certainly received the royal treatment from him, gleaning the answers to our quick questions!

Presenting D.J. MacHale’s…

Favorite Book
The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Favorite Movie
The Guns of Navarone

Favorite Music
The Beatles

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3 Quick Questions With Robin Benway

The protagonists of Robin Benway‘s new young adult novel, The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May & June, each discover an incredible power. Hmm…we wonder what secrets Benway is hiding. Perhaps her answers to our quick questions will provide a clue!

Presenting Robin Benway’s…

Favorite Book
Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

Favorite Movie
Singin’ in the Rain

Favorite Music
The Beatles

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