Last book I bought:
“The Developing Mind,” Daniel Siegel
Book I’m reading:
“When the Impossible Happens: Adventures in Nonordinary Reality” by Stanislav Grof
Total number of books I own:
Far more than I can read in this lifetime.
Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: How Intelligence Increases When You Think Less,” Guy Claxton
“Birdsong: A Novel of Love and War,” Sebastian Faulks
“The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying” by Sogyal Rinpoche
Last film I saw:
“Downfall” directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel
Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Lawrence of Arabia,” directed by David Lean
“The Sting,” directed by George Roy Hill
“The Princess Bride,” directed by Rob Reiner
Stereo or iPod:
I’ve just started to learn how to use an iPod. And I learned to text two days ago.
Last CD I bought:
An album of operatic music, with the words taken out. To enjoy opera, you have to forget about the plot.
Song currently playing:
“Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly
Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“I’m So Tired,” The Beatles
“As Time Goes By,” Dooley Wilson
“Let’s Do It,” Cole Porter
Santa Barbara Zoo, Jerri Durrell Wildlife Foundation
Driving through Germany and Switzerland
Five people I’d like to see answer this survey:
Gordon Brown (the next prime minister and I suspect there is a real human being lurking in there), Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, Richard Eyre and David Hare.