Who's your octopus?
|Location||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Introduction||Gail Carriger writes comedies of manners mixed with paranormal romance (and the sexy San Andreas Shifter series as G L Carriger). Her books include the Parasol Protectorate, Custard Protocol, and Supernatural Society series for adults, and the Finishing School series for young adults. She is published in many languages and has over a dozen NYT bestsellers. She was once an archaeologist and is fond of shoes, octopuses, and tea.|
|Interests||writing, drinking tea, sewing, shopping, milling hats, podcasts, steampunk, Victorian era, souls, 1950s fashion, 1940's fashion, 1920's hair, vintage dresses, hats, parasols, reading, writing, costume jewelry, gloves, tea|
|Favorite Movies||The Buccaneers, Cold Comfort Farm, Cranford, Daniel Deronda, Dangerous Beauty, Dangerous Liaisons, The Forsyte Saga, Four Weddings & Funeral, Gosford Park, Latter Days, Mansfield Park, Maurice, North & South, Pride & Prejudice (BBC), Practical Magic, A Room With a View, Sense & Sensibility (BBC), Shooting Fish, Under the Greenwood Tree, Under the Tuscan Sun|
|Favorite Music||Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, Chrome Johnson, Cole Porter, Dana Lyons, Dean Martin, Dusty Springfield, Ebba Forsberg, Elemental, Lee Press On & The Nails, Less Than Jake, Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Nat King Cole, Paris Combo, Patsy Cline, Peggy Lee, Poe, Poor Man's Whiskey|
|Favorite Books||Carry On, Jeeves ~ P. G. Wodehouse, My Family and Other Animals ~ Gerald Durrell, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy ~ Douglas Adams, Sorcery ~ Terry Pratchett, Moon Called ~ Patricia Briggs, Companions ~ Susan Sizemore, Blood and Chocolate ~ Annette Curtis Klause, Sorcery and Cecelia ~ Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer, Taming the Forest King ~ Claudia J. Edwards, Timeshadow Rider ~ Ann Maxwell, The Gate to Women's Country ~ Sheri S. Tepper, Sword and Sorceress XVII ~ Ed. by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Howl's Moving Castle ~ Diana Wynne Jones, The Golden Compass ~ Philip Pullman, The Elements of Style ~ William Strunk Jr, and E.B. White, The Deep Blue Goodbye ~ John D. MacDonald, Queen Victoria's Little Wars ~ Byron Farwell, Medical Common Sense ~ Edward B. Foote (1871), A Thousand Miles Up the Nile ~ Amelia B. Edwards (c. 1860)|
Who's your octopus?