About Nora Barry

What she’s watched during lockdown

  • Insatiable
  • The Highway Men
  • Grace and Frankie
  • Call My Agent
  • Marseille
  • Killing Eve
  • Black Mirror
  • Things We Do in the Dark (movie)
  • The Americans
  • Love Wedding Repeat
  • Messiah

Her desert island authors

  • John Le Carre
  • Elmore Leonard
  • A.S. Byatt
  • Lee Child
  • Alison Weir
  • Anne Patchett

Where she’d be right now if not for COVID

  • Venice, Italy
  • A California vineyard
  • A French country back road on a bike

Movies she’s watched at least 20 times

  • The Godfather
  • Die Hard
  • Casablanca
  • The Birds
  • Christmas in Connecticut
  • Young Frankenstein
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Airplane
  • Animal House
  • The Philadelphia Story
  • The Great Escape
  • The Guns of Navarrone
  • The Dirty Dozen
  • Gone with the Wind
  • His Girl Friday
  • The Secret of Roan Inish

Movies she’s watched at least 10 times

  • Get Shorty
  • The Dirty Harry movies (they count as one)
  • Big Trouble
  • Men in Black
  • Lord of the Rings (all 3)
  • Braveheart
  • Star Wars (4,5,6)
  • North by Northwest
  • Local Hero
  • My Favorite Wife
  • The Women
  • Argo
  • Love, Actually
  • Bond (Connery and Brosnan)

Her radio pre-sets

  • Van Morrison (if there were one)
  • B.B. King Bluesville
  • Underground Garage
  • Margaritaville
  • E Street Radio
  • Soul Town
  • Classical
  • Carolina Shag

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