I have eclectic & diverse tastes...high-brow and low-brow,
local and global. I can't claim that any of the things listed below
are 'favorites' per se, but I hold them in high regard. For
Books I've enjoyed recently include Independence Day by Richard
Ford, Gilead by Marilynne Robinson, The Yiddish Policemen's Union
by Michael Chabon.
Films I've liked include Chariots of Fire, Amelie, Metisse (Cafe au
Lait), The Insider, Household Saints, Smoke, Serpico, Bladerunner,
anything by Hitchcock.
As for music, I really am one of those people who likes a taste of
everything. I played the cello (classically trained) for many
years, so I have a deep-rooted love of classical music. I listen to
sacred choral music, even when I run (weird, I know). That said, I
listen to hip hop, to the top 40, to country music. I also like