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Kristin Gore

Author of 'Sammy’s House,' which follows White House aide Sammy Joyce

Kristin Gore, author whose “Sammy’s House” follows White House aide Sammy Joyce as she navigates the personalities and politics of Capitol Hill.

Last book I bought:
“Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen

Book I’m reading:
“Then We Came to the End” by Joshua Ferris

Total number of books I own:
A kajillion

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Dune” by Frank Herbert
“Jitterbug Perfume” by Tom Robbins
“Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank

Last film I saw:
“In the Heat of the Night,” directed by Norman Jewison

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Three Kings,” directed by David O. Russell
“The Empire Strikes Back,” directed by Irvin Kershner
“Pee-wee’s Big Adventure,” directed by Tim Burton

Last CD I bought:
I can’t remember. The last album I downloaded was Jorma Kaukonen’s “Quah,” which is amazing.

Song currently playing:
“The Fall of the World’s Own Optimist,” Aimee Mann

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Highwayman,” Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson
“If You Gotta Go, Go Now,” Bob Dylan
“I Will,” the Beatles

Favorite Charity:
The Alliance for Climate Protection and the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.

Favorite Vacation:
Walleyworld

Favorite Vice:
Us Weekly

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Septima Clark, Stephen Hawking, Steve Martin, Nigel Tufnel, Dorothy Parker

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