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I like a lot of different fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
Fiction: 1984 and The Pillars of the Earth are my two favorite
novels, and I think this says a lot about me. ALso: Slaughterhouse
Five, The Lord of the Rings, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the
Nighttime, The Eye of the Needle, Ragtime, The March, Game of
Thrones, Catch 22, The Life of Pi, Catcher in the Rye, Invisible
Man, The Things They Carried, To Kill a Mockingbird, Sphere; short
stories by Hemingway, John Updike, Alice Munro. I'm currently
trying to get through Shogun.
Nonfiction: A Short History of Nearly Everything, Aftershock, The
Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, Retribution, Diplomacy, The 48
Laws of Power, The Art of War, The Prince, The Fate of America,
Guns, Germs and Steel, The One Percent Doctrine, The Imjin War,
Korea Unmasked, The Autobiography of Malcolm X; and I keep up with
ThinkProgress and The Economist.
Books of Poetry by: Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, T. S. Eliot,
e. e. cummings, Wallace Stevens, Robert Creeley, Mary Oliver,
Movies: Anything by Wes Anderson. Fight Club, Garden State, The
Royal Tenenbaums, Godfather I & II, Save the Tiger, A Thin Red
Line, Ghostbusters, Jurassic Park, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless
Mind, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, American Beauty,
Inception, Memento, The Last Detail, True Grit, The Good, the Bad,
and the Ugly, Apocalypse Now, Argo, Lincoln, Gravity, 12 Years a
Slave, American Hustle
Shows: Broad City, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, The Cosmos!
Peep Show, Modern Family, House of Cards, The White Queen, Colbert
Report, The Daily Show, The Office, The Wire, The Tudors, Rome,
Nature documentaries about ancient megafauna
Music: My musical tastes are super eclectic. My go-to Pandora
stations are usually: Led Zeppelin, Radiohead, Notorious BIG,
Mozart, Rage Against the Machine
Food: Korean, Thai, Chinese, Italian, Indian, Moroccan,
Drinks: I've always been a beer connoisseur, but after a year in
Belgium, I'm probably a full blown snob. I'm particularly into
Porters and Belgian Trappiste ales, but I'm always up to try
something new. I also enjoy a few different wines occasionally.
Pinot Noir is my favorite.