James Thorpe

Reading:
The Art of Eating by M.F.K. Fischer
Odette by Jerrard Tickell

Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Decoded by Jay-Z
The Chalk Circle Man by Fred Vargas
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Watching:
"Modern Family"
"The Simpsons"
"The Good Wife"
"Sherlock"
"Damages"
"Breaking Bad"
"Mad Men"
"Wallander"

A Selection of Favorites:
Reading:
Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
The Human Comedy by William Saroyan
Penitmento by Lillian Helman
Time and Again by Jack Finney
Collected WritingsC by Jorge Luis Borges
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
My Years with Ross by James Thurber
1001 Afternoons in Chicago by Ben Hecht
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer by Walt Whitman; illustrated by Loren Long (one of the most beautifully illustrated children's books ever)
Watching:
"Foyle's War"
"The Sins"

Quote

"Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision."

- Salvador Dali

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