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Pushy Questions for Carrie Fisher

Pushy questions for Carrie Fisher
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Carrie Fisher’s one-woman show, “Wishful Drinking,” is now in previews at the Geffen Playhouse. Opening night is Nov. 15.

Last book I bought:
“Gilead,” Marilynne Robinson

Book I’m reading:
“The Chrysanthemum Palace,” Bruce Wagner

Total number of books I own:
Hundreds and hundreds (or, 754)

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Middlemarch,” George Eliot
“Play It as It Lays,” Joan Didion
“Naked,” David Sedaris

Last film I saw:
“The Queen,” directed by Stephen Frears

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Arsenic and Old Lace,” directed by Frank Capra
“A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” directed by Elia Kazan
“It’s a Wonderful Life,” directed by Frank Capra

Last CD I bought:
“Modern Times,” Bob Dylan

Song currently playing:
“Diamonds & Cocaine,” Sean Lennon

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Goodbye My Lover,” James Blunt
“Hearts and Bones,” Paul Simon
“Solsbury Hill,” Peter Gabriel

Favorite bottle of wine:
If you’re spelling it “whine,” then whatever Penny Marshall last said to me.

Favorite charity:
Midnight Mission

Favorite vacation:
London

Favorite vice:
Shopping

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Cary Grant, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Aristotle, Isaac Newton and Kristy McNichol