„I read a lot of books that are, for lack of a better word, cross-cultural.“

Academy of Achievement interview (2006)
Contexto: I read a lot of books that are, for lack of a better word, cross-cultural. I find movies and books that take me — transport me to another culture are the things that I'm most interested in, and always have been.

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