All classic books (Russian novels, Shakespeare, Melville, Swift,
Stevenson, etc.). I read a lot of essays related to my work. So, I
don't even name them. Reading is my work, and also writing books -
so, it's very difficult to answer this question.
All Hitchcock's movies. Favourite film directors: Bergman,
Tarkovsky, Sokurov, Herzog, Buñuel, Kiarostami, Resnais, Altman,
Scorsese, Ken Loach (love him so much!), Truffaut, Orson
All "indie" movies: I enjoyed a lot "Lars and the Real Girl", "The
Wrestler", and "Little Miss Sunshine". Sci-fi's (I love Battlestar
Galactica and Star Trek - TNG, Enterprise, Deep space 9; Firefly)
and sci-fi from 50ies. Tv shows: Mad Men, Dexter, The Sopranos, and
I still watch "The Muppet Show" on dvd!
Rock/blues from 70ies. James Taylor, Genesis, Suzanne Vega, Tom
Waits, Jethro Tull, Neil Young. British pop music.
Japanese food (sashimi). All kind of fish. I eat everything
actually. I have a very good relationship with food, I just enjoy
it when is good.