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At the moment I am working my way through the back catalogue of
Booker prize winners - White Tiger was particularly good. I am
interspersing this endeavour with keeping in touch with Russian
literature (Dosteovsky, Solzhenitsyn and Chekhov are particular
favourites), and books such as A Hundred Days of Solitude, The Book
of Human Skin and The Dream Life of Sukhanov have made a positive
impression in recent times. For some light reading, Michael
Connelly's crime books always fit the bill.
My film tastes are wide ranging - anywhere from the Shawshank
Redemption to Forrest Gump to Jurassic Park. Generally, though, I
enjoy films with a bit of oomph about them (in other words, that
make a bit of an impression) so The Pianist and A Beautiful Mind
fit into that category well.
Musically, I don't have strong preferences for any particular
artists or group but certainly don't like rock or heavy
Food is one of the joys of life and I am very open-minded, and am
keen to experience more Japanese cuisine in London over the next