Editors of the New York Times Book Review recently visited the websites of authors on their fiction list to unearth interesting things about them, such as their movie reviews and favorite profanities. Here are some things I like.

 

Favorite ingredients
Extra-virgin olive oil
Verjus
Saba
Passionfruit juice
Homegrown beefsteak tomatoes
Anchovy paste
Bacon

Leftover bits

 

Favorite books
Middlemarch
My Brilliant Friend
My Family and Other Animals
Now We Are Six
Fight Global Warming Now
The Book of Common Prayer

Smiley’s People

 

Favorite places
Where Bob is
Los Angeles
Sonoma, California
Russell Springs, Kansas

Venice, Italy

 

Favorite authors (alphabetical order)
Paul Austin
David Bain
May Boeve
Ted Conover
Rachel DeWoskin
Lynn Downey
Ronan Farrow
Leo Oliva

Rebecca Solnit

 

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