Sunday, July 1, 2007

Thomas Keneally

Anna Metcalfe interviewed Thomas Keneally, author of the 1982 Booker Prize-winning novel Schindler’s Ark (later adapted by Steven Spielberg as Schindler’s List) and other books, for the Financial Times.

A few of the questions and answers:

What book changed your life

Graham Greene’s Brighton Rock.

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

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka.

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Which book do you wish you had written?

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.

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Which literary character most resembles you?

James Joyce’s Stephen Dedalus.
Read the entire Q & A.

--Marshal Zeringue