28 Feb 2024

Bookmarks with Dr Kurt Krause

From Afternoons, 2:30 pm on 28 February 2024

We often have famous actors, authors, and media people sharing their favourite things on Bookmarks.

But what does someone with a PhD in Chemistry from Harvard University enjoy reading and watching in their down time?

Kurt Krause is a Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Otago, and is our Bookmarks guest today.

Here are Professor Kurt Krause's choices: 

Born to Run, by Christopher McDougal
Well Lived Life, by Gladys McGarey
Slaughter House Five, by Kurt Vonnegut
Means of Ascent, by Robert Caro
Eighth Day of Creation, Horace Freedland Judson

Plus three remarkable sports books:
Instant replay - Jerry Kramer
The open man - Dave DeBusschere
Ball Four - Jim Bouton

Music Pieces:
Moonlight Serenade, Glenn Miller
A Day in the Life, Beatles 
Our House, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Bach 3-part invention - No. 15, B minor BMV801
Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor BMV 565 
Let's Dance, David Bowie

Smartless - especially the Letterman interview, Steve Carell, Seinfeld. 
The Daily - The New York Times

Breaking Bad
The Crown
BoJack Horseman
Death Note

Professor Kurt Krause, University of Otago

Photo: Otago University