Aspen Institute Rodel Fellowship
John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award
Nelson Mandela's 'Long Walk to Freedom'
Harper Lee's 'To Kill A Mocking Bird'
David Bornstein's 'The Price of a Dream'
Ben Okri's 'The Famished Road'
Also, pretty much anything by:
Dave Eggers, Oliver Sacks, Michael Lewis, David Sedaris, P.G.Wodehouse; Ann Patchett; Atul Gawande; Anne LaMott, Jeffery Toobin; Christopher Buckley
With young kids, we never have time to see movies these days other than Finding Nemo, Cars, Monsters, Inc., Ratatouille, and so on. Thankfully, Pixar movies are great at every age.
Aaron Neville/the Neville Brothers, Aretha Franklin, The Beatles, Cassandra Wilson, Chaka Khan, the Clash, Dinah Washington, Earth, Wind & Fire, Ella Fitzgerald, Elton John, Frank Sinatra, Harry Belafonte, John Hiatt, King Sunny Ade, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Paul Simon, Prince, Sergio Mendes, Stevie Wonder, Stimela, Tito Puente, Talking Heads, Tom Waits
Favorite TV Shows:
Hobbies or Special Talents:
Cooking, canoeing, reading, crossword puzzles, walking, and birdwatching.
My kids, gardening, cooking, music, and photography.