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Books: Gilgamesh, Kafka on the Shore (Murakami), 1Q84 (Murakami),
Not Before Sundown (Sinisalo), The Metamorphosis (Kafka), Bartleby,
the Scrivener (Melvile), The Stranger (Camus), No Longer Human
(Dazai), The Lake (Yoshimoto), Oryx and Crake (Atwood), Veronika
Decides to Die (Coelho), The Alchemist (Coelho), The Tenant
(Topor), The Sorrows of Young Werther (Goethe), The Screwtape
Letters (Lewis) and The Year of the Hare (Paasilinna). I also
really like Pablo Neruda.
Movies: I'm not really into watching movies, but if I do, they're
usually foreign (Japanese, Korean, Finnish etc.). I do watch A LOT
of documentaries and Hayao Miyazaki though.
TV: Even in Canada I was kinda an Anglophile. I watch Doctor Who,
Torchwood, Sherlock, QI, Would I Lie to You?, Peep Show, Skins, 8
out of 10 Cats, Mock the Week, Fresh Meat, Inbetweeners and Bad
Education. The only North American shows I watch are Orphan Black,
The Simpsons, Futurama, Adventure Time, Parks and Rec, Wilfred and
Dragon's Den. I also spend a lot of time watching TED talks.
Music: Almost anything. My iPhone is completely random
Food: Japanese (sushi in particular), Korean, Vietnamese among many
more. I like just walking down the street and trying new and random
restaurants that look good. I am willing to try (almost)
everything, however I don't really like pasta all that much.