My favourite author or book
The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear.
The book I’m reading
The Divine Comedy by Dante and Me, the Mob and the Music by Tommy James.
The book I wish I had written
The book I couldn’t finish
The book I’m ashamed I haven’t read
96 Euston Road, London [home of the British Library].
The box set that I’m hooked on
My favourite TV series
The Marvelous Mrs Maisel.
My favourite film
Two movies that arm-wrestle for that title used to be seen as wildly fantastic satires, but now might as well be historical documentaries.
How many moments in life bring to mind this exchange from Network [the 1976 film written by Paddy Chayefsky]?
Walter Amundsen: And you would describe Mr Jensen’s…