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|Interests||Literature (especially South Asian and British and Irish), Food, Food history, Social history, Dogs and other mammals, Japanese woodblock prints, Bollywood.|
|Favorite Movies||In the Mood for Love, Amélie, Un long dimanche de fiançailles, The Remains of the Day, The Triplets of Belleville, Monsoon Wedding, Roman Holiday, most old Hindi films.|
|Favorite Music||J.S. Bach, Chopin, Elgar's cello concerto, Rachmaninoff's piano preludes, Simon and Garfunkel, Hindi film music, Tamil film music, Japanese shakuhachi flute, swing, Cuban music, Django Reinhardt and his modern-day disciples, ABBA, 1980s Cantopop, Césaria Evora, Sanséverino, Manu Chao, Opa Tsupa, Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Georges Brassens, most chansons françaises.|
|Favorite Books||Waterland (Graham Swift), Atonement, Midnight's Children, A House for Mr. Biswas, The Remains of the Day, Bleak House, Un long dimanche de fiançailles, A Fine Balance, Love and Longing in Bombay (Vikram Chandra), Dubliners, The Heat of the Day (Elizabeth Bowen), The Go-Between (L.P. Hartley), Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, The Story of Lucy Gault, The God of Small Things, Troubles (J.G. Farrell), Seamus Heaney's poems, Yeats's poems.|
Describe the sound of a moist waffle falling onto a hot griddle.
Are you calling me a moist waffle?