The founder of the festival answers 11 of Prospect's questionsby Prospect Team / May 17, 2018 / Leave a comment
Published in June 2018 issue of Prospect Magazine
First news event you can recall?
The first thing I remember is the Sgt Pepper album playing all day. Then The Very Hungry Caterpillar. And my father having a heart attack, from which he recovered. Those were my first “news stories.” I have a vague memory of seeing a politician talking about Vietnam and thinking he was lying. The world turns…
The book you are most embarrassed you never yet read?
In for a penny… I’ve read nothing from China written before this century. This is a little like confessing to the same regarding German music or Italian painting. I’ve got a reading list!