Friday, June 8, 2007

Esther Freud

Stanley Pignal interviewed the novelist Esther Freud (yes, yes, she has a couple of famous forebears) for the Financial Times.

A few of the questions and answers:

Which author would you most like to sit next to at a dinner party?

Ian McEwan

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What is the last thing you read that made you laugh out loud?

Mother’s Milk
by Edward St. Aubyn.

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What book changed your life?

Voyage in the Dark by Jean Rhys. It made me want to write, and believe that I could do it.

Read the entire Q & A.

--Marshal Zeringue