- What are you reading now?
I tend to read a few books at a time. J K Rowling’s ‘Casual Vacancy’ is perhaps the most prominent at present, but I am also going through Dayan Jayatilleka’s ‘Long War, Cold Peace’ to speak when it is launched. I have also got a collection of TinTins for relaxation.
- Who is your favorite author?
Identifying one would be difficult, but I would say Conrad and also Dickens.
- What book has had the most profound impact on your life?
Difficult to remember, since books had a profound effect when I was much younger, but I remember being enthralled by Thackeray’s ‘Vanity Fair’ and realizing how fantastic was the world created by historical classics – by which I mean classics that also related to history. Continue reading